Viji and Rukku are two sisters living in India. They are poor and their Dad abuses them and their mom.
This is disgusting!
Vji and Rukku run away in hopes of finding a better life for themselves.
*sob* She should still be here!
The sisters meat Arul and Muthu, two boys who become like family and let the girls live on a ramshackle bridge with them.
You should write a letter to Rukku.
The boys teach the girls how to pick for trash and sell it in order to make money to support themselves.
Muthu and Rukku contract dengue fever, and Rukku dies. Viji views it as her fault, and dwells on Rukku's death for months.
Rukku meets a kind lady named Celina aunty who lets Arul, Viji, and Muthu attend a school she has set up for homeless children. She helps Viji deal with her loss and encourages her to write a letter to Rukku.