One Stranger Made a World of Difference to a Fifteen-Year-Old's Journey

Since the year before I got married, it's become an annual ritual, an immutable part of my life. For one week every summer, my husband's family all get together in a bunch of little apartments down by the beach, on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. The horde of us are about thirty strong, these days, and with the… » 7/31/12 10:00am 7/31/12 10:00am