A Holocaust survivor, Agnes, living in Slaughter Beach, Delaware, is tasked with raising her grandchildren after they are abandoned on her doorstep. As they grow up, she finds she is not able to control them. Her grandson, Gallagher, finds himself in a gay romance with a sincere suitor. The granddaughter, Tasha, is attracted to a young hoodlum. Agnes, permanently traumatized by her wartime experiences, is emotionally abusive to Gallagher and Tasha. Will they be able to forgive her before it’s too late?