Jacob Garanga lives in the Melbourne suburb of Sunshine. Despite his poor upbringing, he is a talented basketballer with dreams of climbing his Biblical namesake’s ladder to heaven: the American NBA. Running parallel to Jacob’s sporting aspirations and life within Sunshine’s South Sudanese community is a criminal investigation. Police are hunting down the perpetrator of a violent assault, which has left a teenage girl from the prestigious suburb of Templestowe in a coma fighting for her life.
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