More Beautiful For Being Broken is the story of Devoted FBI Agent McKenzie "Max" De Ridder. She has recently lost her mother, who was her very best friend and greatest champion. A drunken trip down memory lane puts Freddie, a young special needs boy with Fanconi Anemia (a rare disease that comes with a short expiration date) in her path. Freddie's savant-like wisdom and perseverance penetrate McKenzie's gruff walls of despair and pain. She is taken by how unaffected he is by the reality of his condition. McKenzie forms an undeniable bond with Freddie and an unexpected testy, then loving relationship with his mother. The small towns tangled relationships and mother-daughter dynamics reveal themselves, as each woman traverses the intricate minefields of love, pain and anguish.