Je-je's father was working at the Gu-ro Industrial Complex when he caused an accident and was subsequently fired. As his family falls into hardship, Je-je doesn't receive much love or interest from his parents. One day, the family moves to a house in the forest protection zone. When he fools around, Je-je is scolded and he would whine to the tree in the backyard. He is still mischievous when he enters the elementary school. One day, Je-je is picking flowers in the neighbor's yard when he is caught. He hurts himself as he is running away. As injured Je-je goes to school, the Japanese dean, Mudoa helps him and they become friends. He learns about love from Mudoa but she dies in a car crash. From the shock, Je-je lingers between life and death. He finally recovers and the family smiles again. Je-je keeps the love in his heart despite the bitterness and becomes strong..