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Introduction Introduction: An overview of the course and an introduction to the main characters in the drama. Rebecca's Dream Rebecca's Dream: The story begins as we meet Rebecca Casey, a 28-year-old Boston working woman, who dreams of becoming a singer. We also meet her boyfriend Matt who doesn't think much of her dream, and her 17-year-old brother, Kevin, who doesn't think much about the future at all. Rebecca considers applying for music school and pursuing her career full-time, rather than holding down a factory job and doing her music on the side. We also meet real-life immigrants and students who discuss the similarities between Rebecca's experiences and their own. Go to this unit. Differences Differences: Rebecca starts to apply to music schools. A Visit To The Doctor A Visit To The Doctor: Rebecca's father has a worrisome checkup from his doctor. Leaving Home Leaving Home: Rebecca's father surprises her with the car and gives her a necklace that belonged to her mother.