Picture this: Its May 1st 1995. A beautiful, physically fit, vibrant woman, age 52, sits at a restaurant with her daughter, and says, After all these years, Im finally leaving your dad and Im walking away knowing that I love him for who he is while honoring whats best for myself.
Now, picture this: Its June 5th 1995. The same daughter stands on a curb with her brother. Theyre down the street from their childhood home. A police woman approaches them and says, The worst thing that could possibly happen, has happened. Both of your parents are dead.
Recovering Irma crystallizes in the aftermath of domestic violence homicide as Sandra and her nephew Lorenzo embark upon a road trip from San Francisco to her parents hometown of El Paso. Along the way, they will piece together her mothers life, as they interview the people Irma loved and travel through her favorite places. Since Irma truly loved her husband, they will get to know Rudy Junior better too.
Sandra and Lorenzo will also meet with perpetrators, survivors, law enforcement officials, and front line Domestic Violence experts asking the question, How do we stop this? As the road trip unfolds, Lorenzo will quickly discover this journey is a chance to see what he could become if he doesnt change. Sandras hope is that by going back to where it all began, generations will have a chance to remember, heal, change, and ultimately be set free.