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Mary Thomas is a single mother with nine children in a rough Chicago neighborhood. She struggles through poverty, resisting gangsters, violence and drugs while battling an indifferent city bureaucracy. Her children thrive under her protection, despite the dangers and temptations of their neighborhood. Mary's youngest son, Isiah Thomas, grows up to be on of the greatest players in the history of the NBA, leading the Detroit Pistons to two championships. Written by
The story of a devoted mother's efforts to keep her children on the straight and narrow, despite the many temptations facing them on the streets of their squalid neighbourhood. Dramatisation of real events, as they say.
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