Living a Lie
Living a Lie
Travilah, Maryland, United StatesAffluent parts of Maryland, including Potomac.
if being the black sheep of the family isn't bad enough, Shequita Stafford feels stuck at a dead-end job with three children and an inconsiderate live-in boyfriend. Life is anything but sweet for Shequita.
Retail manager, Shequita Stafford is the eldest and least successful of her three sublings. Her twin sisters Eva and Ava (whom she secretly refers to Evil and Tweedle-Dee) are physicians and her brother is a successful software developer. All of her siblings are married and well off. Her parents, as well has her siblings, are under the impression that Shequita and her live-in boyfriend, Keon, have been marrried for the last 18 years and that he's a bank manager instead of a dishwasher. They have no idea that she lives in the ghetto even though she was raised in affluent Travilah, MD. lShequita harbors jealousy and resent for her siblings. Following an altercation at work between Shequita and her boyfriend's sidechick, Shequita is court-ordered to complete community service. She decides to complete the hours at a nursing home owned by her parents. During community service, she meets Anabelle Grey, a resident at the nursing home. Anabelle helps shift Shequita's perspective on live. Upon closer inspection, Shequita realizes that her family's life is not as perfect as it seems. Her parents, whom she assumed were very well off, are having financial problems. Her sister Ava , is going through a divorce with her seemingly perfect husband. Her sister, Eva, is suffering from depression due to having problems with conceiving. In the end, Shequita decides to take charge of her circumstances by enrolling in school and during the story Shequita witnesses obstacles at the nursing home and develops a passion to making changes at the home.
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