Graduation and Disappointment: Deniece finally has enough credit hours to graduate from college. She's excited about the prospect of going on to post-graduate school - maybe law school. After applying to a major law school, all of her energy and excitement is deflated when she receives a letter that she was not accepted - the same week of her birthday. The other sisters had been planning a big birthday party for her but now she begins to sink into depression. Aunt Connie encourages her to keep her head up - that even with disappointments and setbacks, you have to keep living and keep on trying. Don't let one setback throw your life off track.