By Anne Rivers Siddons
Anny Butler is a caretaker, a nurturer, first for her personal brothers and sisters, after which as a director of an enterprise dedicated to the welfare of youngsters. What she hasn't ever had is a true kin. That alterations while she meets and marries Lewis Aiken, an exuberant doctor fifteen years older than Anny. after they marry, she reveals her family—not a conventional one, yet a gaggle of Charleston formative years associates who're inseparable, who're one another's surrogate family members. they're known as the Scrubs, they usually all, in a roundabout way, have the typical wire of family.
Instantly upon assembly them on the previous seashore residence on Sullivan's Island, which they co-own, Anny is aware that she has discovered domestic and family members. They vow that, while the time comes, they'll discover a position the place they could reside jointly via the sea.
Bad issues start to happen—a typhoon, a fireplace, deaths—but nonetheless the remainder Scrubs hang jointly. they're watched over and strengthened through Camilla Curry, the guts and middle in their staff, continually the healer. Anny herself permits Camilla to enfold and to deal with her. it's the first time she has felt this sort of love and support.