A sensitive, caring homemaker. Mother of Peter, who is a hemophiliac, and a younger daughter, Emma. Alice carries a lot of guilt. While it wasn’t directly her fault, Hemophilia is a genetic disease and Peter got it from her. That ultimately leads to his HIV infection. Alice feels helpless and angry and doesn’t know what to do when Peter loses hope and her husband Ben, emotionally withdraws. Alice turns to drinking for a time but eventually must find the strength to pull herself out of it for the sake of both her children.