Mylia is a high schooler trying to find her place within her family, her peers and the pressures of the world around her. Meeting teenagers Jacinthe and Jimmy clues her into the kind of life she wants to create for herself.
Army medic Desmond Doss, despite believing that WWII is justified, refuses to carry a weapon into battle. After almost going to prison, he proves himself, evacuating wounded from the front lines. He risks his life to save as many soldiers as he can.
A lonely young woman who has recently lost her mother is a newcomer to New York City, and when she finds a forgotten bag left on the subway she returns it to its owner, an older widowed woman who has dark and sinister plans for her new friend.