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A coming of age story about a boy that learns that life isn't as easy as it seems. He is dealing with the rejection of his peers and the fact that his bestfriend who happens to be his grandmother has fallen ill.
|Role Name||Gender||Ethnicity||Age Range||Description|
|Matthew||Male||Caucasian||11-14||Matthew is a 12-year-old boy attending middle school. He is shy and soft spoken. Matthew is short and skinny. He usually only wears pull over hoodies and his dirty Mets snap back. Since Matthew is petite for his age he gets picked on by the bigger kids in school. Matthews’s only real friend is his grandmother Betty White.|
|Betty White||Female||Caucasian||>60||Betty White is a 74-year-old woman. She lives with her daughter and her grandson. She is a fragile older woman who has been coming across a lot of health issues due to her old age. Betty doesn’t leave the house much unless it is to walk Matthew to school or go to the convenience store to feed her addiction of lottery tickets.|
|Shelly||Female||Caucasian||31-40||Shelly Dew is a 40-year-old nurse at the local hospital. Shelly spends almost all her time there because she is the only one who has an income. Shelly is almost always in scrubs. She is a caring daughter and mother. Her family is all she cares about. She worries about her mothers deteriorating health and the fact that Matthew is getting bullied at school.|