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A relocating and gripping drama as one family members struggles to outlive during the traces of the second one global warfare The 12 months is 1940 and invoice and Marion Whittaker stay fortunately with their 3 little ones in a terraced residence on Albert highway, in Birmingham. but if invoice enlists to struggle within the moment international warfare, the relatives are plunged into poverty. Marion is pressured to pawn all her worldly possessions and makes a decision to tackle lodgers, Peggy Wagstaffe and Violet Clooney. those full of life women deliver a few gentle aid to the kinfolk and produce with them Peggy's good-looking brother Sam ? who catches the attention of Marion's 16-year-old daughter, Sarah. 1944 and the conflict grinds on. catastrophe moves with an explosion on the neighborhood munitions manufacturing unit, leaving Sarah badly disfigured. Then information comes that Sam has been blinded in motion. Can those injured souls aid one another to fix not just their actual yet emotional scars? and may invoice go back to the security of family members and residential?

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