Debra was nearly nine months pregnant with Rachel when the family car was destroyed by a drunk driver. Both should have been killed, but neither received a scratch. Was it a miracle?
Seventeen years later, a high school friend confides in Rachel that she is pregnant and, though considering abortion, asks for Rachel's advice to determine what path to take. Rachel agrees to help, but she is troubled by the request. It becomes a heavy burden for such a young girl to handle alone. When Rachel's mother, Debra, discovers that her tormented daughter came home early from school, she is there to help. In an emotional state, Rachel reveals the secret she was sworn to keep. Debra offers a plan of action, and the two women set out on a quest for knowledge.
Rachel takes her friendship seriously, determined to give the most thorough advice possible, while Debra becomes preoccupied with a burden of her own. In the end, Rachel's friendship reveals Debra's long kept secret.