Born in Ohio, raised in a very indigent family, Krystle Grant learned how to fight for survival, struggling to remain alive, but also to value highly the real price of life and its standards. Her sister, Iris, died quite early and, from her relationship with Daniel Reece, Krystle's niece Sammy Jo was born. Krystle had a very short and unsuccessful marriage to Mark Jennings, a very handsome tennis pro tending to an addiction to alcohol, and after many unfulfilled expectations she set forth for Denver in pursuit of her own happiness and American dream.

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