This story is based on factual memoirs. The character Ariel Wells, survives incest, molestation and child abuse as a young black girl, only to became a parent while simultaneously losing her only parent at the age of fourteen. Obligated to a promise to her beloved mother on her deathbed, she finished high school while raising the child. Ariel shows us her desire and the strength to succeed. At times, she may have had neither, but she does what is necessary to find them. Ariel fights to overcome more tragedies than imaginable; like homelessness, starvation and poverty and this all before becoming twenty-one, to adult issues like eating disorders and diuretics. Ariel shows us her strength as a survivor through turbulent strides from trauma and catastrophe to miracles artist and mother.