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The Characters


Daisy is a spunky and eternally optimistic hairdresser who is fleeing from violence in Honduras that started when her brother was kidnapped and murdered. She hopes the trek will bring her closer to her estranged 12 year old daughter Daniela, who was raised by her parents and who Daisy barely knows. The trek marks the first time that mother and daughter spend any time together.



In 2018, Dennis, a physical education student, took to the streets in protest after the Nicaraguan government cut social security benefits for senior citizens. He, along with thousands of other students were met with government violence and the conflict turned bloody: 317 were killed and more than 2,000 injured during protests. Hundreds were jailed and fearing the worst, Dennis is forced to leave -  making a difficult sacrifice. 

Hard-working and strong-willed Cindy is a 24 year old single mom who comes from a difficult upbringing. With a history of sexual abuse, Cindy is determined to give her 8 month baby and 4 year old son the life she has never had. After being witness to a murder in her hometown, she was forced to flee with her two young children. 

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