Maidy Houghton entered the world in the city of Plymouth, Devon. German airplanes dropped building-shattering bombs over the southern part o England. Her first cries echoed the blare of the warning sirens.

Born to a British nurse and Mexican father, who was serving in the Royal Air Force, Black Swan, Squadron 103. Maidy’s journey began in hope, but led through pain, reconciliation, and redemption. War had badly affected her family. They had a strong sense of Independence through fear, with empty hearts. It suffocated their inner needs, and left them expressing no love or emotion.