"I want food that don't make me sick. I want walls that hold back the wind. I want a decent life."
Harvey's father. Hails from an Nordic family with a long-standing maritime heritage. Former merchant marine and WWI veteran. Became a bootlegger after the war and started his own gang. Unfortunately, he died in a gang shoot-out, leaving behind his wife and 2 kids.
"Sometimes its best to leave the past where it is."
Harvey's mother. Comes from a poor Scotts-Irish immigrant family that rose to modest levels of living in the Bronx. Talented dressmaker with her own fashion boutique in the Bay Ridge neighborhood of Brooklyn.
"Innocence dies and innocents die—this is what happens in a war—and the conflict between cops and gangsters is no different."
Harvey's older sister and only sibling. They are 6 years apart in age. She was a victim of the mob's human trafficking ring, and became a sex-worker. Later on, she was rescued out of the lifestyle by her brother. She fled to the UK to start a new life, away from the mob.