Both Elizabeth and David are young cancer patients, and during their hospital stay they have developed a close and tender friendship. At a time when Elizabeth feels that her family and friends have become distant, she turns more and more to David for talk, understanding and companionship. During a visit from her sister and the minister's son, there is a dramatically honest confrontation in which Elizabeth must hear about the other side,what it is like for the family, their fears, frustrations and pain. They must all seek strength to help them through the waning days. One int. set.