Macy is still recovering from the death of her dad, whom she watched die. Her remaining family, her older sister and mother have all dealt with the loss in different ways. Macy struggles to be a perfect daughter as her mother throws herself into her work. She is longing for a way to express her feelings, but scared in a way that she doesn't feel she is able to overcome. She is often times referred to as a beautiful girl, with blonde hair she like to part a certain way. She often feels pressure from her peers and family to be "perfect."