When two disabled adults and their five children become homeless in Santa Barbara it proves to be the ultimate test of endurance in a hostile environment. As they join the ranks of American refugees in the land of their birth, each family member will be reduced to raw faith in a desperate struggle to survive. Will it be enough?
Unprepared for homelessness in an urban asphalt jungle, the Dunns are quickly isolated and stripped of everything they once believed. The law of this jungle specifically states poverty is not against the law, but sleeping is the crime. Given the choice to venture out into the dangerous and open sea, the family discover more insidious elements compete for their destruction. They suffer their worst trauma from the public branding received as societal pariahs and seek refuge in a leaky, old school bus, both beautiful and hideous to behold. It is to become a sanctuary for many.
Discover in the pages of this true story what is required to birth an activist for the rights of the poor and disenfranchised. Learn the underlying factor protecting and guiding one woman as she walks through the minefield of prejudice and politics. Understand the methods employed to ensure a tourist paradise remains pristine in this California beach town and realize who exactly is permitted to live in the land of the free and the home of the brave.
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