Alecia Rizzoto has just graduated with honors from college and sits poised on the brink of an uncertain future. She is being honored by her community for her achievements and strength in the face of nearly overwhelming physical adversity with the Courage to Come Back Award, but she is uncertain whether or not she is happy about it because she isn't feeling very brave at all. The event sparks an inner turmoil within Alecia to understand why she was being celebrated for simply choosing to find a life worth living after a life-altering injury. Turning inward, Alecia revisits the events that dramatically changed her life to find out where the courage to face her circumstances came from. In the process, she unintentionally discovers a new understanding of herself and rediscovers a powerful love for the two women who fought so hard to keep her from giving up.