Forgiveness - Hector Black Resized

“She was not our daughter by any claim of birth, but she was our daughter by every claim of love.”

Photo by Jason Falchook


by Hector Black

A man strives to grant forgiveness after a devastating loss.

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Extras From This Story

Listen to Hector read letters to and from Ivan Simpson in this piece from our friends at Radiolab.

Our friends at StoryCorps interviewed Hector about Patricia and Ivan.

Bianca Giaever, a radio producer, also shared Hector’s story on Transom.

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Photos of Patricia from Hector’s family album. Click through for a bigger view. All photos courtesy of Hector Black.