Joey is one of the kids that everyone likes. He is pleasant, social and people are easily drawn to him. One day, he finds a group of older students who are picking on a younger student that is crying in the middle of the circle. The other kids ask Joey to step in and to help tease the other kid with them. Joey doesn't want to lose his popularity, but also doesn't want to tease the smaller child. He makes a difficult decision that has some very surprising results.