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The electricity gets turned off in their cold-water flat, Mae must farm out the kids to better-off relatives (and to Jim's impassioned horror; it's the closest they come to a recognizable domestic disturbance), and, in the film's most heart-tugging sequence, he goes begging to the boxing world fat cats for a handout to keep his family together.
While Araseli washes windshields, her mother goes begging a few blocks away, the baby tied on her back with a rebozo, a traditional Indian scarf.
1 Sky Blues striker Craig Bellamy shows his frustration as another chance goes begging.