Joe, an eight-year-old boy, wore his hair in a ponytail to school. As he entered the classroom, he heard his friends laughing. They all made fun of him by pulling at his long hair. Joe was devastated, especially because he had been growing his hair for a specific reason. The fact that his instructor, Mr. Cooper, a conservative man, was the first to tease the young man astonished him the most. He was the one that encouraged the other people to make fun of Joe’s hair!