Rebecca Harper clutches a worn locket, as she watches alcohol slowly drown her marriage to Anthony, her high school sweetheart. A senseless accident completely destroys her dreams, and Anthony disappears from her life. While taking refuge at her parents' farm, she meets Jeff, who offers her a quiet life as a lawyer's wife in their small town. After their marriage, Jeff becomes distraught when Rebecca wants to vacation at a dude ranch with her best friend. A very sober Anthony reappears as the ranch foreman, under an assumed name. When Jeff is later killed, Rebecca is shocked to find he had been leading a double life. A surprise gift, homeless horses and handicapped kids give her hope for the future. Her damaged dreams are repaired as she faces a life much fuller than she ever could have imagined.