Phoenix Morrow felt alone and discarded by everyone around her. Orphaned as a toddler, abused by her boyfriend, she found herself running the streets of Baltimore selling drugs to survive. After yet another beating, she realized that her options are to lose her life at the hands of her tormentor or find the strength to leave. In the middle of the night, Phoenix flees to a new life in small town Nebraska, where she comes to learn the most important lesson of her life. She is not worthless after all.