Tara has to thumb a ride into town from the train station.
Not her aunt or uncle, but a tall blonde guy in cargo shorts.
No one shows up to pick Tara up and she has to take a taxi.
The little round woman from the train drops her off at her aunt's house.
Because the sound echoes around much better outdoors.
Because he can't stand to be closed inside of a room.
Because he is not so shy singing by himself outside.
Because then he is singing for his father's sake.
The comic book isn't worth very much.
Angelina does not deal in rare comic books.
She'd have to sell everything in her store to afford it.
She doesn't want to go to jail for buying stolen goods.
Tara was just naturally a shy young lady.
Her mother had always told her that her tongue would turn green.
Tara had difficulty saying some words and preferred not to speak much.
Her father had always warned her she might be abducted by a stranger.
Their church frowned on dancing of any kind.
Emily was not very graceful and was sure to embarrass herself.
Emily's mother was afraid of anything that might detract her from math.
Their grandmother had some unhappy outcomes from her acting career.
They found that the owners of the items were willing to barter.
The kids all chipped in their savings to buy the items needed.
Tara found her missing money and paid for everything.
Tara's aunt loaned her the money she needed.
David's father was in the Korean War and didn't come home.
David's mother and father split up when he was five years old.
David's father is a traveling salesman and is often gone for months.
He has a disease known as dystonia that affects his muscle control.
For Tara to pay off her debt and understand the reason she's in Willow Falls
To make the townspeople happy to see the show they missed years ago.
To give the movie producer a chance to audition Emily and others.
To give Ray a chance to finally direct a show.
Why Tara's mother moved so often.
Why the two hawks were so lovey dovey.
Why Amanda and Leo had to use blackboards to communicate.
Why Tara had to buy a Valentine's card in the middle of summer.