Abandoned by her mother, F. went to live with her grandmother who in turn mistreated the girl. F. could no longer stand the abuse, and moved in with a family of acquaintances. However, this family is just vulnerable as her own family.
The current difficulties the family face does not frighten F. who says, “we have no food, but no one hits me and does not ask me to leave the house.”
The family lives in the outskirts of the city of Governador Valadares, Minas Gerais