Karen White leaves school ready to fulfill her dreams.
She finds the love of her life only to be let down and betrayed by him and her best friend, Mary Bullock, the daughter of a local villain.
She resents her mother who makes her go to work at the local clothing factory, which unknown to her is her inheritance by birth.
She uncovers secrets of her mother's past and her connection with Barry Bullock that have been hidden from her.
In her young life she has to cope with death, illness, lies and deceit.