Kimberline is a bright young lady from the village of Gros Balanse who lives with her mother, father, six sisters, and 3 brothers. Her parents work in the nearby fields as share croppers. Neither of them is educated, but they work really hard to try to provide for their family. With ten children, however, this is very hard. Kimberline wants to finish high school and go on to school to become a kindergarten teacher. She loves to study French and Social Sciences and when she is not in school, she likes to study and do her homework and visit with friends.