An intimate portrayal of two 19-year-old Eritrean asylum seekers living in Oakland, balancing school life and the burden of supporting a family.

Transition from adolescence to adulthood while adjusting to a new life in a foreign country is not easy. They could be sitting in a classroom or playing soccer like every other high schooler on a Friday afternoon and off to their overnight shift at a gas station on the same day. Although reality may be overwhelming, they have hopes for what future has in store.