They were five young and uneducated single mothers bringing up their children on state welfare. Living in a city slum while trying desperately to survive through the endless poverty, violence, substance and sexual abuse. But, it is not until an unusual and unexpected opportunity brings them to Nebraska and an elderly farm woman, Emma Tucson, which their incredible journey from poverty to sovereignty begins.
Emma, desperate to hold onto her land after the mysterious deaths of her entire family had left her the prime suspect, welcomes the women and their children to live and work the farm in an exchange to inherit the farm when she dies.
This report prepared by Linda Jean Runstein