Paradise was lost in 2018 during Holly Doubet’s vacation. Her experience during the Hawaiian Missile Crisis inspired her to write a musical. Matthew Micah Wright/Getty
It took Dallas composer Holly Doubet two weeks to get out of bed after returning from her vacation in Hawaii in January of 2018. Once she did, she began writing music. It was the best way she knew how to process what she — and more than a million other people — had just experienced.