Bob McKeown investigates how the sons of Canada’s consul-general in Miami got caught up in the dark side of the city's drug scene. One of the boys is dead, and the other is facing the possibility of life behind bars.
Alex's mother married when Alex was five, but after a few years the marriage fell apart and life became difficult at home. Alex turned to the fiddle to gain acceptance, as his mother was a fiddle player. However, family dysfunction drove him to drink.
Melissa dealt with an unstable upbringing by partying and using crack cocaine as a teenager. When her son was born, she quit and began nursing school but returned to her habit just before graduating and now at 32, has since lost custody of her son.
Dina is a 48-year-old woman who lost her first husband to cancer and survived a subsequent abusive relationship. She forms a romantic connection with a man she meets at a group for neurologically diverse adults, and couple sets out to build a marriage.