Erica is from Taiwan with dreams of one day becoming a heart surgeon. She moves to America in order to pursue her goal, but the journey quickly proves to be a lonely one. Through sharing her essay with her classmates, Erica learns to accept the difficulties that come along with her choices.
Special Thanks to: Erica for sharing her story and musical talents. Everyone at Manhattan International High School, most specifically the students. An extra special thanks to Ms. Susan and Ms. Cinzia for sharing their time and work. Julia Bainbridge, host of The Lonely Hour. Chris McLeod for producing the show and for creating the theme song for the series. Murray Nossel, the executive producer of the show, for the series concept and guidance along the way. Terence Mickey, Kerrianne Thomas and Jerome Deroy Artist Caitlin Watkins for the episode illustration.