Landowner Rodolfo Peñalver insists in bringing his pregnant wife Blanca to his hacienda. Blanca's pregnancy is high-risk since she's had previous miscarriages and is recovering from the measles. During a stormy night, Blanca goes into labor. When the local doctor can't be found, midwife Dominga is called and together with servant, Chana, they deliver a dead baby girl. Gazing at the unconscious Blanca, Dominga comments how unfair life is since she's just delivered a healthy baby boy to a poor widow who has died in childbirth. Chana comes up with the idea of passing the little orphan as Blanca's baby. After the deed is done, Chana gives Dominga Blanca's set of emerald earrings as payment for her silence. Although Rodolfo is ecstatic with his bouncing son, Chana can't help but tell her mistress the truth. Blanca is distraught to know her daughter is dead, but goes along with the pretense since she's grown fond of the new baby. It takes many years before the Peñalvers return to the ...
|Series cast summary:|
|Ivonne Attas||-||Silvia Zamora 140 episodes, 1970|
|José Bardina||-||Juan Pablo Peñalver 140 episodes, 1970|
|Eva Blanco||-||Blanca 140 episodes, 1970|
|Lupita Ferrer||-||Esmeralda Rivera 140 episodes, 1970|
|Ada Riera||-||Graciela Peñalver 140 episodes, 1970|