Miracles happen everyday. When the Mary and Joseph Rambling, a previously happily married couple, learn they are expecting a third child, though they have not been intimate in some time, they quickly see their relationship dissolve. The family is dealt another blow when Joseph loses his job and they are forced to move to the dismal town of Nowhere. When Mary mysteriously disappears the remaining family must struggle to survive and fit into this world. Buzz, the surprise third child, endures abuse, at the hands of their father, school bullies, and the unforgiving eyes of the townspeople of Nowhere, who see the entire family as a pack of misfits. When their long lost mother returns, the family members look deep within themselves. For Buzz, this leads to the realization that he is someone of great importance to the world.