The coming of age of a young girl, abused and abandoned by her mother, left to find her own way. Life may not start out all peaches and cream for Courtney…but with a little savvy and a lot of determination she might just turn it all around. Join her on a journey from innocence to independence. Determined not to be consumed by life’s struggles, Courtney learns to take advantage of the obstacles she faces. Will she self-destruct or burn bright?