In Havana, turn of the century, Maria Elena is seduced by a man who leaves her pregnant and abandoned. The girl's parents do not want their name tainted with dishonor see your daughter, so send it to a remote ranch. There, with the black nanny care Mama Dolores, born Alberto, whom the grandfather, Rafael, want you dead. Mother Dolores takes the small and educated with the help of a suitor of Maria Elena, when she enters a convent to wash their sin. Years pass, and Alberto becomes a renowned doctor.