You tell your mom and she is shocked but supportive. Once you start showing, it doesn't take long for the entire school to find out. You are ostracized and demonized by your former friends and classmates. School pretty much sucks until you start making real friends with the other misfits at the school. Also there is a new boy, Trip Sullivan Hood, who is really cool and doesn't treat you like the plague.
The New Guy asks you to PROM (or the Formal for those of you on the other side of the pond)!!! While at the dance, your boyfriend, Dallas, suddenly shows up with a date. He and several other people broke out of the "degayification" center in time for Prom. Somehow it has slipped your mind to tell him about the baby, Surprise! With all the craziness you go into labor...
You give birth to a healthy baby girl you name Haven Dream Stone.
You decide to give the baby your last name.
You, Angelica, & Trip have now been dating for over a year. It is the summer before your senior year of highschool and you are madly in love and want to get married after graduation. You still live with your mom and your baby, Haven, is now 15 months old. Your boyfriend loves your baby as if it was his own and wants to adopt her and give your baby his last name. School starts and life is good, your boyfriend is the star player on the Soccer (Football) team and you now have great friends who accept you. Then the unthinkable happens, one day at Soccer (Football) practice your boyfriend collapses from an undiagnosed heart condition and dies right in front of you. You are devastated and are still dealing with the loss a few months later when you discover you are once again pregnant. With the help of your best friend, you tell your mom the news, she is upset but supportive.
The following spring (just before your older child turns 2) you give birth to a healthy baby boy you name Trent Elias Hood.
You decide to give this baby his/her father's last name.
5 Years Later
You, Angelica, are now 23 years old, your children, Haven and Trent, are 7 and 5. You are a hard working single mom but life is hard and you've gone from one dead end job to the next. Unemployed, you are once again on the job hunt when you get into a car accident that was entirely the fault of the other driver. You decide to sue for the cost of car repair & medical bills but you loose your case. Jobless & carless you have to move once again when you are kicked out of your house. You find a place more affordable and move in. Your next door neighbor is a single, good looking biker dude named Dawson Gray Pagano. You strike up a friendship.
You still need a job. You go back to the lawyer who promised he could win your case and demand a job. He reluctantly hires you as a legal assistant. While looking through files, you come across a case that has some irregularities. You start to investigate a real estate case involving the powerful Pacific Gas & Electric Company. You discover is that the company is trying quietly to buy land that was contaminated by hexavalent chromium, a deadly toxic waste that the company is improperly and illegally dumping and, in turn, poisoning the residents in the area. You spend all your time working while your neighbor watches the kids after school and begins to take on more of a parenting role. Your relationship goes from friendship to something more. As you dig further, you find evidence that will secure your case in one of the biggest class action lawsuits in American history against a multi-billion dollar corporation. The defendents are awarded hundreds of millions of dollars and, for your almost single-handed contribution, you are given a 1 million dollar bonus!
You've found your calling. You now have the means to support Haven and Trent and your relationship with Dawson is going great. You decide to get married.
Its been two years since you started working at the lawfirm and you've never even taken a day off, but that's about to change because you're having twins! You name the boys Ash Presley and Scout Auden.
You live happily ever after .... Or do you?
Angelica Mercy (Stone) Pagano
Dawson Gray Pagano
Haven Dream Pagano - 7
Trent Elias Pagano - 5
Ash Presley Pagano - NB
Scout Auden Pagano - NB