Calliope “Calli” Tiller’s family has a bizarre, atypical secret; one that she has scrupulously kept from her friends and acquaintances from the time she was a child. The truth is, Calli’s mother is a “Bearded Lady” in the sideshow and her father is a circus dwarf. Calli makes and remakes her life time and again, trying to manage her world and hide her family enigma. She attempts to lead a normal existence, but when her heart and mind are shattered by circumstances she cannot control, she must find strength in the core of her being. Along the way she confronts violence, disease, and abuse and discovers the meaning of true beauty. Her story is an unexpected adventure and a remarkable testament to love, family, and the will to live life to the fullest.