Blaise McCarthy is an icon in the world of television news. To her audience, she seems to have it all. But privately, and off the set, there is another untold story she has kept hidden for years. Her teenage daughter, Salima, was blinded by Type 1 diabetes in childhood, and her needs have kept her away in a year-round boarding school with full-time medical care and assistance ever since. When Salima's school closes after a tragedy, she returns to her mother's New York City apartment, and suddenly they face challenges they've never had to deal with before, and that Blaise feels ill-equipped to handle
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An icon in the world of television news, Blaise McCarthy seems to have it all: beauty, intelligence and courage. But privately, there is a story she has protected for years... Blaise's daughter Salima, blinded by juvenile diabetes, now lives in a year-round boarding school with full-time assistance. When the school closes suddenly, Salima returns home to Blaise's New York apartment with her new carer, Simon. He rapidly shakes up their world, determined to help Salima find the independence she never thought possible. Then Blaise's personal and professional worlds collide: a young rival at work attempts to take over, and the well-guarded secrets of Blaise's home life are exposed. Suddenly her life is no longer perfect, but real. Can mother and daughter learn together how to face a world they can't control?