Lavine is a jovial girl, but has never walked since her birth. She suffers from developmental disorders and is unable to stand, her hands are weak, as well as her neck. Lavine does not talk. Her parents work for people for their survival.
Sharon is the last born of four children. Her schooling was delayed due to cancer that affected her legs. This led to a difficulty in mobility so she walks with the aid of crutches. Her parents take whatever work they can find for their survival.
Jane doesn’t feel good much of the time due to her HIV status and because they can only afford to have one meal per day. She stays with her Aunt who’s also HIV +. She’s a Catholic and does all house chores.
Micah’s mother deserted him and his 8 brothers and sisters when it was found out that she was HIV+. His 65 year old HIV+ grandfather struggles to care for him, but has turned to the Lord for his family.