A Family Unmade And Made Again

Mar 27, 2013

Victor Checuga (seated) and Mike Checuga (standing)
Credit Family photo

Mike Checuga was a 25- year old white guy and Victor was a 10 year old black kid. Mike adopted Victor and his family did not approve. As Victor became a young man, he drifted away from his adoptive father, and struggled on his own.

Producers Alex Kotlowitz and Amy Drozdowska capture the unfolding connection between a man and his adopted son. 

To hear this interview, visit The Story's website. Also in this show: the story of a beep baseball player.