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America ReFramed | Family Affair

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Watch Tuesday, April 7, 2015 at 8pm on WORLD.

A father’s duty is to provide the necessities of life and protection for his family. In the Colvard family, however, this sacred trust was violated and the crime was particularly heinous. Chico Colvard’s three sisters survived severe emotional and physical abuse and repeated rape at the hands of their father. At 10 years old, Chico accidentally triggered a series of events that uncovered this evil secret and 30 years later, armed with his camera, he seeks to understand how his father has manipulated and controlled an entire family for life, and to explore the depth of his sisters’ capacity to forgive.

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