Young tries to teach a young boy (Rettig) how to talk again after a hit-and-run accident leaves him mute. Unknown to both of them, Young was the driver of the car. But as Rettig begins to make progress, he realizes that Young caused his injuries and so decides to take revenge on her when
the police investigation draws close. In a sappy and predictable ending, Young wins over the young boy and all charges against her are dropped.