The 1929 stock market crash has come and gone, and Daniel, much criticized and mocked for his predictions of that event, has been vindicated. Now he wants to go back to the carefree days of being a boy, but it's impossible. When his bank hires a black man as a guard, Daniel stands up against discrimination and bigoted opponents. He rescues and becomes the guardian of three homeless, abused teenagers. This is a story of human struggles at the onset of the Great Depression that will touch your emotions and challenge you to reconsider your perceptions of those conditions that still persist a century later.