Sonia Belasco has spent much of her professional life working as a mentor, tutor, and therapist with teenagers whose passion, creativity, and strength inspire her. She watches most any TV show about high school and has probably seen every movie involving dance battles or superheroes. A native of Washington, DC, she currently lives in Philadelphia, where she is trying to acquire a taste for cheesesteak. For more, follow her on Twitter @SoniaBelasco.
Melanie and Damon are both living in the shadow of loss. For Melanie, it's the loss of her larger-than-life artist mother, taken by cancer well before her time. For Damon, it's the loss of his best friend, Carlos, who took his own life. Trying to hold on ...[SEE MORE]