Star Worthy, Genevieve & Leah

Midday on Thursday, Alyssa calls Genevieve to invite her and Abigail to Alyssa’s home on Friday for a cookout, so she and Leah can get to know them better. Abigail rents a car and, using the directions Alyssa supplies, navigates to John’s Creek early on Friday. They arrive at the front door a little before … Continue reading Star Worthy, Genevieve & Leah

Castor, Makepeace and Pollux: Steven’s Job

16 April 2011: Piedmont Park, Atlanta, Georgia When Leah and Steven arrive for their meeting with Kristian Makepeace, they’re ushered into a large conference room with trays filled with doughnuts and pastries, and a coffee machine on a table against one wall. There’s also an assortment of teas with a hot water carafe. Leah and … Continue reading Castor, Makepeace and Pollux: Steven’s Job

Worthy Cousins: Abigail & Genevieve

Genevieve, age seven, sits on a bench in the back yard of Rhiannon and Abigail’s home in Seattle, her head lowered, tears streaming down her cheeks. It has been two weeks since her father’s death and nearly a week since his memorial service at MIT and she still can’t accept that she’ll never see him … Continue reading Worthy Cousins: Abigail & Genevieve

Worthy Sisters, Rhiannon

When Rhiannon Worthy was just a few weeks away from graduating high school, her mother, Abigail, suffered a stroke, which left her unable to communicate or recognize faces. Rhiannon’s sister, Rosalind, flew in from Massachusetts and took full control of the situation, assuring her little sister, “You’ll graduate and start college as planned.” While not … Continue reading Worthy Sisters, Rhiannon