Lori showed her sketchbook to two filmmakers from New York City. They told her that if she was serious about her art then she should go to New York City. From this point on, Lori had the dream to go to New York City.
At night Lori and Jeanette talked about dreams to go to New York City together. Jeannette told Lori about her escape fund, and Lori and Brian started contributing to it with after school work.
Lori commisioned art for her classmates.
Jeannette babysat and did other students homework.