The film tells about the inmates of the boarding school who became orphans with living parents. Many of these parents are deprived of parental rights, but this does not give them the right to forget their children, who love and wait for them, no matter what. A doll dressed as a bride on the hood of a car. Newlyweds, surrounded by family and friends in the park, drink champagne. Landscapes of the Volga, Zhiguli mountains. One of the boarding schools in the Kuibyshev region. Pupils of the boarding school in the classroom with a speech therapist, in the classroom, during recess, during a walk in the park. Children give interviews, talk about their hobbies, about who they would like to become, about their family (sinhr.). Younger pupils of the boarding school in the playroom. Senior pupils study with younger ones. Celebrating children's birthdays in the boarding school. Letters from children to parents. Declarations of mothers to abandon children. Mothers who put their children in a boarding school talk about their attitude towards them (sinhr.). Court session on deprivation of parental rights. Parents visit their children in the boarding school.