Nancy Waldron is a stereotypical reclusive, crazy "cat lady". She blames the state of her life on her upbringing at the Pentwater Orphanage under the strict eye of Miss Hannah Steele, the Negro administrator of mostly Caucasian children. Nancy became attached to cats because besides Miss Hannah, there were no other constants in her life at the orphanage. To teach Nancy how to love her fellow man, Othniel sends her back thirty-seven years to the orphanage when she was a child. She is returned as Peggy McIntyre, the new matron of the orphanage under Miss Hannah's supervision. Nancy doesn't remember some of her childhood including the attentive friendship of Billy, the handyman's son. Although Nancy, as Peggy, learns the reasons behind Miss Hannah's action, she still tries to circumvent Miss Hannah's decision not to place Nancy in what Peggy sees as a fairy-tale adoption. But ultimately Nancy, as Peggy, coaxes out of Miss Hannah a woman who will change Nancy's life. Meanwhile, Smith ... Written by
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