Sarah Lexington was a brilliant student in Mathematics and Science and she aimed to be a lecturer once her term at the Mass Institution of Technology ends.
One day, her teacher tells her about children dying from Malaria in India. She decides to do some research on Malaria and try to find a cure for it.
Her research leads her to a possible cure. However, her tests get out of control and her concoction explodes. Sarah receives multiple injuries and the gas that
was released by her concoction formed crystals in her throat. Luckily, a fellow student stepped into the room at that time and managed to get Sarah to the school nurse.
Sarah's situation is not good and she is sent to hospital to receive proper treatment, however, the doctor tells her parents that it is too late, the crystals that formed in
Sarah's throat are too small to remove and her vocal cords are badly damaged. So, Sarah lost her gift of speech and almost all hope of becoming a lecturer. Her professors
take pity on her and allow her to keep her position in the Instituition. Sarah's reputation took a turn for the worst and soon... she was the most unpopular person in
The Instituition of Technology of Massachusetts. The student that had helped her to the nurse's office-Harold Thomas-became her only friend. His father was a teacher
in a school for the disabled and knew sign language. Harold decided to take Sarah to see Mr Thomas. Mr. Thomas agrees to his son't pleas and teaches Sarah sign language.
Sarah still can hear and Harold also knows a little bit of sign language, so they work together during classes... until one fateful day.
A mentally disabled man in Mr Thomas' school went berserk and went on a stabbing rampage; injuring many other students and... Mr Thomas. After that incident, Mr.
Thomas is alive, but paralysed. Sarah is as devastated as Harold when she hears this piece of news. She decides to work harder and take her advances to become a
lecturer to new heights. Finally, she gets fulfills her life-long dream and becomes a lecturer. She works with Harold and they present wonderful lectures together. Mr.
Thomas, thankfully, recovers. But his movement is restricted and he is still fragile. Harold and Sarah take care of him together. And so... Sarah Lexington proves that
anything is possible so long as you be a opptimist.