Charlotte “Charlie” Brody lives with his mother, Marie Brody, in a modest apartment. One morning, notes with surprise the presence of a mysterious man named Mr. House Church. Charlie sees the good eye with the presence of this man in their home. Charlie learns that the man was hired by his mother’s ex-boyfriend to take care of because, due to suffering from cancer, has only six months to live. However, six years later, is still alive and Mr. Church has become the man in the House. Marie manages to see her daughter going to prom together with one heart, Owen, but dies shortly afterwards. Mr. Church remain to care for Charlie after the death of Marie.