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Eight-year-old Su Min and her mother resides in the slum of Shenzhen in China, making ends meet by cleaning toilets and picking garbage. Su Min dreams to go to school some day. But when she sneaks into an elementary school, she gets hit by a car while running away from security guards. With Su Min’s leg broken, her mother’s only goal is to send her to school, but she will have to pay out of city tuition of 30,000 yuan. To fulfill Su Min’s dream, her mother risks her job by sneaking into classrooms and offices to steal money.