A poor orphaned girl, has escaped from her abusive foster parents and finds herself starved and barely conscious in a village of strangers. Only an infirm old man is willing to provide for her care. He is barely able to supply his own needs, and so must endure the constant bitterness and betrayal from his son (Baozhu) and daughter-in-law (Jasmine), both now grown and trying unsuccessfully to start a family of their own. Xiao Hua tries desperately to fill this void for them, but her innocence is rejected and hurt repeatedly by Jasmine’s selfishness. The old man’s only wish is to provide Xiao Hua a home and a bright future; he will do anything he could to deliver his promises. Finally the old man’s kindness melt down all the boundaries and give Boauzhu and Jasmine a profound family.