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."