Nick Fallin takes the case of Lawrence Neal, a young boy who is normal except for a spinal condition that landed him in a wheelchair. When his mother is condemned to jail for prostitution, Social Services advice locking him up in the Ryan institution, meanwhile filled with juvenile mental patients. Larry wants to stay with his stepfather, but he has a criminal record. Nicke's last trump card is pressing the unsuspecting biological father, but that backfires. Nick's friends, industrialist Bart Shell and his kids, Nick's ambitious ex-lover Rachel and her traditionalist brother, are in a bitter fight of corporate control.
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I stand can't get over you in a suit, Nick. You of all people. I remember when we were little, and you started to dress yourself, you always wore your shirt inside-out and backwards.
Well, I guess it's better than forgetting to wear my underwear.
I only did that when I came over to your house, Nick.