This is a story of three fighters combating poverty with the guidance of their trainer, and the drive to become more than just another negative headline.     Plot Outline From a boxing club in the hills of Appalachia, comes a tale for the underdogs. McDowell County, West Virginia is consistently one of the poorest counties in the United States. This is a story of three fighters combatting poverty with the guidance of their trainer, and the drive to become more than just another negative headline.

McDowell County, West Virginia sets the stage. The population has been dwindling since the 1960’s. What once inhabited over 100,000 citizens now only has around 19,000. This used to be a coal community. Now, not so much. The dire statistics are endless; overdose rates, child poverty, obesity, etc. You couldn’t tell that the fighters of this club are listening though. They are a diverse group ranging from all ages, sex, and race. An energy is felt while seeing these kids dive into the sweet science of boxing.

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