They are the hopeless, homeless, futureless, youth-less children of the streets. Anneke is the indomitable woman who looked at the kids the world had forgotten and said she would never forget them. As the young man known as Angel and his ragtag group of strays and castaways battle the streets, the pushers, the pimps and their own inner demons in the basements, alleys and deserted parks of New York, Anneke stands beside them. Even as it all spirals out of control to a breakneck conclusion. Not for the faint of heart, but definitely for the big of heart.
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