Neglected Souls is a gritty and triumphant story that takes place in the
ghettos of Boston. A destitute life forces Katrina to neglect her children,
however, her children are determined to rise above the elements in their
neighborhood. The story is heart wrenching and compassionate all at once.
A hard life of prostitution and drug abuse had taken its toll on Katrina and
when her motherly instinct kicked in to protect her children from a sexual
predator, she found herself at the mercy of the court pleading guilty to a
murder. Katrina was destitute, on drugs and out on her luck when she decided to
take her life and leave her two young adolescent children to fend for
While many people in the ghetto see no way out of it, young Nina and her
younger brother Jimmy fought together to maintain their family and keep alive
their hope to become productive adults. Nina and Jimmy overcame sexual abuse
and neglect in a drug and prostitution infested neighborhood to become a
successful police officer, loving wife and professional basketball player
respectively. Nina and Jimmy never lost sight of their dream even though they
had no idea what life had in store for them.