The positive test stunned the traumatized seventeen-year-olds. His parents and her mom were devastated. It was only a one time experience! It wasn’t very romantic. They broke up for the last time.
Both of them knew they had none of the emotional, financial or physical where-with-all to raise a newborn let alone two. Abortion was never an option from the start. They would, in due time, together sign away their parental rights in favor of separate and closed adoptions of the twin babies.
Eighteen years later, although neither one knew the other existed, their stories collide with the homicide of a well-known individual.