"Some people say being ghetto is a place of which you live; for others it is a state of mind." -Author DND Meet Brandy, a typical young girl from the projects who is struggling to make it out of the 'hood unscathed. Brandy is the black sheep of the family. With no father figure and very little guidance, Brandy learns through trial and error what it means to be a "ghetto child." Will she outgrow the pain and shame of being from the 'hood? Her rise out the ghetto may cost her everything, including her life.