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Millie is left alone on the streets after her mother, who's a prostitute, runs away from the police. Millie is taken in by a kind rag lady named Aggie. Despite Aggie's finances, Millie thrives under her care, but a greedy pimp lurks just around the corner.
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Millie returns home to turn Aggie's rag yard into a lucrative bakery, but a spat with Ben sends her straight into the arms of Boswell.
In Victorian Northeast England, 16-year-old Millie takes a job as a nursemaid and crosses paths with the vicious Berenice Crane-Boulder.
On the streets of 19th-century Newcastle, rag lady Aggie Winkovski takes in 10-year-old Millie, who's lost contact with her prostitute mother.