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Dreams

From the time Abbie is a small child she is a dreamer. Abbie dreams of her grandmother Mackenzie, a wealthy, sophisticated woman who had style and grace. Abbie wants to be just like her grandmother, to be somebody that other people look up to. Abbie has an incredible singing voice and she imagines one day she will go to New York, take lessons, and become a world famous singer. Abbie often goes into the woods alone as a child and stands on top of a rock and sings to her imagined audience. One day while doing this, Ed Matthews happens across her. Ed is so enchanted by Abbie's singing that he promises her he will help her become a famous singer if she will marry him. Abbie agrees, imagining what her life will be like in New York. However, when Will Deal comes home from the war, Abbie...

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