In the 1970’s, a judge rules that it is illegal for a young, unmarried, white social worker, Jeannie Kerr, to adopt her black, thirteen-year-old client, Regina Louise, who was rejected from multiple foster homes. This is the shocking exposé of a “throwaway” child inside America’s adoption system, her resilient spirit in the face of overwhelming odds and her epic, years long quest to find the only person who made her feel loved.