Synopsis: Raising Twelve on a Nickel and a Prayer by Fran Powers. A story spanning 3 Christmas seasons beginning in 1950 when Betty reveals to a young sailor Harold, her dream of having 12 children.
The story continues with living on a Navy paycheck, broken promises, an adventure by train cross country and the bleak Christmas of 1963 when Betty is raising the children alone in a new city while Harold is at sea. Just before their dream is to be realized, they learn that Betty or baby #12 will die in childbirth.
Christmas of 1966 is one to remember! Would you consider attending the play as one of your events? This is a wonderful play that epitomizes the strength and determination of women in their quest to fulfill their dreams.