Editor’s Note: In the midst of last summer’s COVID pandemic, medical student Jordan Berka interviewed patients seen at a Bronx family health center, collecting personal stories from a diverse community. Today’s issue of Pulse is the product of one such interview. Rev. Rocke’s words are her own, edited, and approved by her for publication.
My name is Reverend Hyacinth Rocke, and I reside in the Bronx. I was born in Barbados. My husband died a