Jon, in his adolescence, loses his mother and brother to childbirth. In the fragile, young mind of the devoted son is born a desire that day, to become what his mother was, a physician. When he eventually becomes an Obstetrician, he stumbles upon the horrifying discovery that his motherís Obstetrician was negligent in his management of her pregnancy and delivery. Jon was raised by his mother with altruistic values. In the events that follow the discovery, he utilizes the teachings of his mother to learn to forgive.