After 40 years away from home, Theodore hoped to reunite with his two buddies. After his war tragedy he developed a suspicious nature and feared the collapse of his world and his love.
Remembering their youth: Abraham, George, and Theodore find a treasure box. Surprised at what they found inside they imagines it’s the Monkey’s Paw legend. Each boy makes a wish and swears loyalty for life.
They lived through the Great Depression, fought in World War Two, and hoped for success after the war. Each struggled to overcome poverty and adversity.