Talisa is only eleven years old when she finds her mother lying on the kitchen floor fighting for her life. Within a matter of minutes, Talisa’s life changes. As her mother slowly fades into the unknown, the family tries to stay afloat through waves of turmoil. With a distant father, a rebelling older sister, and a younger brother to look after, Talisa’s life becomes complicated, and the odds continually stack. Growing up becomes a game of hopscotch, where each leap demands perseverance.
Hidden secrets. Life-threatening decisions. Stolen adolescence.
While desperately clinging to hope, life tosses Talisa into a whirlwind of storms, what will she do? Will she dig deep to find a resolution? Will she have what it takes to push through the face of adversity? The clock is ticking.
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