To my childhood best friend, Alecs. You were the only one who listened when I needed one the most. I miss you so much.
And to my soul sister, Ruth. Thank you for being there for me, always. I love you.
References to real people, events, establishments, organizations, or locales are intended only to provide a sense of authenticity and are used fictitiously. All other characters, incidents and dialogue are drawn from the author’s imagination and are not to be constructed as “real.”