Updated: 12/9/2020

Storyboard Text

  • SoldPatricia McCormick
  • Lakshmi lives with her Mom, Stepfather, Brother, and goat. Lakshmi and her family are very poor. "A tiny roof means that the family has a father who doesnt gamble away the landlords money playing cards in the tea shop."
  • Because the family is so poor, Lakshmi is sold to go work and send money back to her family. "I can work for a rich family like Gita does, and send my wages home to you."
  • Lakshmi is starting to figure out what danger she has been put into and needs to find a way to escape.
  • Lakshmi meets an american that tells her he can save her. "I am here to help you get out of here. Do you want to leave?"
  • There is a police find Lakshmi and save her. "Something inside me breaks open and I run down the steps."