Christopher Clawson - The Trade*
With the World Trade Center disaster as their back drop, the Matthews family comes face to face with many changes that will affect their lives. Holding true to their family for support, merely to realize that only they can make the decisions that will guide their future. The Trade centers around Jeremiah and his love for his wife, and losing her in the fall of the World Trade Center buildings, Avery's passion for the New York City and his desire for a family, Tristan's coming to terms with his sexual orientation, Boston's search for the real direction in a life plagued with the ordinary, Chandler, jumping from one fiance to the next, Nicole, their mother finding herself pregnant in her late forties, and Flo, the matriarch losing her home of 50 years to fire. All of them find that love, death, family, sex and finding your place are all reasons for The Trade.