Little Brother

Love, Tragedy, and My Search for the Truth

When he was 28, Ben Westhoff, AB ’99, joined the Big Brothers Big Sisters program and was matched with 8-year-old Jorell. The two formed a strong bond, with Westhoff taking Jorell on his first plane trip and helping him open his first bank account. But in 2016, at age 19, Jorell was murdered. In this memoir, Westhoff details his journey to solve and make sense of the crime.

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