Vigil

      Yvonne Sanders
Vigil

When the invincibility of youth collides with the unexpected during a sunny wake-boarding Saturday morning, a family is catapulted into the grief of a bedside vigil, willing their son and brother back to the living.A perfect day for wake-boarding on the lake turns into a nightmare for four friends and one family when Justin miscalculates during an adventurous manoeuvre. His grief-stricken family keeps a bedside vigil, waiting anxiously for Justin to regain consciousness. His mother, who refuses to leave his bedside, recounts for him, the big and small moments of his life, those special events, the funny and sad, that have formed him into the fun-loving, optimistic young man that he has become. She is convinced that this is what it will take to bring him back to her - a mother's love.

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    Sure Fire

      Yvonne Sanders
Sure Fire

An anxious mother contemplates the life and choices of her troubled teenage son on the day of the Black Saturday bush fires in country Victoria (Australia).It is February 2009 - the day of the Black Saturday bush fires in country Victoria. It's early in the morning when Colleen ventures out to her verandah, preoccupied with the painful reflections on the troubled life of her young son, Guy. He's had a tough time of it, and who can blame him for his self-imposed isolation. But Colleen can't help wondering about some worrying interests that have consumed him of late. Where is he now, and what's he doing?

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