Sometimes people come into your lives at just the right moment. When you are struggling with drugs or alcohol. When you are anxious or depressed.
Sometimes when you are just two weeks old.
PK Fonsworth’s adoptive grandmother, Ethel Watanabe, was 65 when she was presented with the two-week old boy and given the life-changing choice to raise him.
“I still don’t know why she did it,” says Dr. Fonsworth, a brilliant student who received degrees in Spanish and molecular biology, was named Chief Resident at Harbor-UCLA, and completed a fellowship at UCLA before coming to MLKCH as the hospital’s first addiction psychiatrist. “We really changed each other’s trajectories, 100%.”