She doesn't want to eat cereal for thanksgiving dinner and is mad
She thinks that her daughter should be more grateful
And the powers out because of a huge snowstorm
Hope discovers that her cousin is dying and believes that her thanksgiving cant get any worse
Her mother tries to comfort her with an old comic that her cousin made but Hope criticizes it and isn't thankful for her other's concern
The parents get the phone call that their cousin has cancer. Although the cousin still has a little to live, they both still feel that their lives are falling through the ground. This is a flashback that Hope has
The brother is very worried, for he was very close to his cousin.
Hope is too young to fully understand, but she can put two and two together and infer that she wont have her cousin for much longer
Hope's brother doesn't even attempt to comfort his little sister. All he does is tell her the ugly truth; Hope might never see her cousin again
Hope's phone finally charges as the lights turn back on. She is very scared to check her phone in fear that the terrible news might be broke. She doesn't want her day to be any worse but she just can't hold herself back from calling her cousin. RING RING RING. Will her cousin be alive?