Long Walk Up is the gripping tale of a young girl's journey from poverty and despair en route to her remarkable and triumphant destiny as Africa's first woman president. The poignant story examines the life of a young East African orphan girl pushed into the street alone after her mother dies. The little girl named Mulukan is only six years old when she is left to her own defenses.
This emotional story takes an honest look at unforeseen events, striking coincidences that become the threads in the fabric of a child's life. Mulukan's story strikes a perfect balance between resistance and triumph. This remarkable child's story searches the heart and demands for individual ascension.