In the years 1986 and 1998 three black children living in Mississippi deal with poverty, violence and abuse. Young Kari the main character, is a talented pianist who hopes to pursue a career in it one day. Her sister Leigh is struggling to hide her lesbian relationship with her girlfriend, Paula. Their cousin Sammy, is a star basketball player. Each child deals with their dysfunctional family, including gambling, alcoholism, and poverty.
Wanting to escape was the easy part.
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Based on a true story. See more
Written by Eddie Floyd
& Sonja Floyd
Performed by Dorothy Moore
Courtesy of Malaco Records See more