As an Italian woman, Maria had to learn to be strong very quickly. The German occupation was taking its toll on her beautiful native hometown of Napes. Thankfully the United States brought freedom and the love of her life, her husband. Quickly her life was turned upside-down once again with the long journey to a strange new world. All alone in America and not yet able to speak English she fights loneliness as her new husband is still in war. Follow Maria as she travels through life this dramatic story of war, family and love.