Hope fills the boundless heart of a little girl, Patty, in this true-life quest for happiness destined to grip the imaginations of “young and old” alike. Growing up in cars and a pickup truck plus trailers and countless motels in the 1940s through 1960s, the child visits a meadow where she befriends hundreds of magpies. Soon afterward, quite by accident, the girl meets sex symbol Marilyn Monroe. From that day forward, Patty sets her sights on living someday in a beautiful home with a white picket fence. Join Patty on her unforgettable journey deep into the back-roads of the American West. Follow her struggle to cope while attending countless public schools, the beginning of a life-long plan to excel in the arts. As the magpies gradually disappear, a fatal automobile crash changes the course of Patty’s life. There are no accidents.