Twenty-four years ago, a Missouri father plunged a needle filled with HIV-positive blood into his son’s vein. No one at the time could’ve imagined anything worse. But even more astonishing is the life the son turned out to live.
Tag: fathers and sons
On the talent, ego, and late father of Bryant Gumbel.
A father, his dying son, and the quest to make the most profound video game ever.Previously: The Longform Guide to Video Game Visionaries
On the comedian’s relationship with his son and how it changed the course of The Cosby Show.
Excerpted from Cosby: His Life and Times.
Swept out to sea by a riptide, a father and his 12-year-old autistic son struggle to stay alive. As night falls, the dad comes to a devastating realization: If they remain together, they’ll drown together.
A son’s memory of the father he lost at 13, excerpted from The Magical Stranger.
From 1975-1986, Anthony Edward Dokoupil distributed more than 50 tons of weed in the United States. The operation ruined his family and destroyed his life. Three decades later, his son came looking for answers.
On the case of young Joseph Hall, who was convicted last month of murdering his dad.