By Jacqueline E. Luckett
At the floor, Lena Spencer seems to have all of it. She and her prosperous husband Randall have exceptional kids, and so they reside a lifetime of luxurious. actually, despite the fact that, Lena reveals that happiness is elusive. Randall is emotionally far away, her son has constructed a drug behavior, and her daughter is disgusted via her mother's "overbearing behavior." while Randall comes to a decision that he is had adequate of marriage counseling, he deals his spouse an ultimatum: "Be thankful for all i have performed for you or leave." Lena, knowing that cash cannot remedy her difficulties and that her husband isn't any longer the guy she married, comes to a decision to decide on the latter. Drawing power from Tina Turner's existence tale, trying to find TINA TURNER is Lena's fight to discover herself after 25 years of being a spouse and mom.
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