Joel and his best friend Tony have known each other since the age of 2. Joel is a little in awe of his daredevil friend, and when Tony wants to go swimming in the treacherous and forbidden Vermilion River, Joel is torn between disobeying his parents and incurring Tony's scorn. When Tony drowns, Joel is consumed with guilt, as well as terrified of telling his parents of his disobedience.
When his best friend drowns while they are both swimming in a treacherous river that they had promised never to go near, Joel is devastated and terrified at having to tell both sets of parents the terrible consequences of their disobedience.
Height: 7.8 x 5.3 x 0.2
Shipping Weight: 1 lb.