|A young boy lives in an orphanage that is completely surrounded by a thick wall. Every day, he wishes he were free. And then he meets the loblolly boy, who is strange, mysterious and who promises the young boy that he can teach him how to fly.|
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Having grown up in a miserable home for abandoned children, young Michael jumps at the chance to exchange places with the mysterious, flying "Loblolly Boy," but once he adopts this new identity, he discovers what a harsh price he must pay.