Do you know your grandparents story? Shanna Strackbeindidn't always know hers, but that all changed when herPapaw, Dewey Holden, pulled out an old box of slides thatbrought his adventures to life and gave a window into hispast she'd only glimpsed before. Spurred on by thisdiscovery, she asked her grandfather to tell more as sheleafed through dusty albums in an earnest search to learnthe rest of the story. Anchored follows her quest, tracingGod's faithfulness in one family's life over fivegenerations. The true story Shanna unearths reveals hope inthe midst of hardship. When Dewey was a boy, his family lostclose loved ones, and struggled to make ends meet during thedepths of the Great Depression. Yet, time and again, theyexperienced God's mighty hand of salvation. Early on, hisfamily was dramatically rescued from the fury of the 1919Storm. And while serving in the Coast Guard after the PearlHarbor attack, Dewey was spared from an ominous waterspout,as well as from German U-Boats lurking in the shipping lanesnear New Orleans. These gripping episodes-along with Dewey'slove story with Dorothy Smith, his wife of more than fiftyyears-are captured in this engaging documentary. Inresearching Dewey's eventful life, Shanna comes to realizethat her grandfather's story is far more than a list ofdates and names, but that it offers important lessons thatmust be preserved and passed on.