Alysia stands in front of her cell door during command call.

Alysia, age 16, cries on the phone to her grandmother, attempting to get in touch with her mother.

Alysia, age 16, comforts her cellmate, Jasmine, age 15, who just found out that her grandfather passed away.

Alysia, age 16, reclines on her bed at the juvenile detention center.

Elisha, age 13, sits in front of her cell door as Alicia sits to the left.

Alysia looks back during a Catholic Mass in the cafeteria at the juvenile detention center.

With her mother, Anastasia to the right, Alysia cries as she embraces her cousin before getting into a van to be transported to a drug treatment facility in Santa Teresa, New Mexico.

Alysia, age 19, looks at her husband, Emmanuel, while seated on the couch in their apartment in Albuquerque, NM.

Emmanuel and Alysia hold up their daughter, Leticia.

Alysia tickles her daughter, Leticia, as Emmanuel stands next to them.

A bouquet of dry roses, a bottle and a photograph of Alysia's mother and her brother, who is in foster care, on the dining room table

Alysia puts on makeup before going to school.

Portraits in Alysia and Emmanuel's bedroom.

Alysia rests her head against the door of the housing office. Alysia and Emmanuel hope to move to a safer neighborhood where their daughter can play in the street.

Alysia carries Leticia's car seat down the corridor, as Leticia walks behind her.

Alysia holds onto Leticia's hand as she rests on grass at the park.

Leticia in Alysia's arms because of the heat at the park.

Alysia, Emmanuel and Leticia in a photograph taken at the zoo.

Leticia holds onto two bears as she lies on the floor of the apartment.

Alysia holds Emmanuel from behind.

The window inside Leticia's room.

Emmanuel, wearing his security guard uniform, walks out of the apartment building before work.

Alysia and Emmanuel move towards each other to kiss.