Originally Posted by raiderfan19
Btw while everyone knows joe killed himself for the kid, the other thing is by killing himself he saved the girl that became his future wife. She never meets him and is therefore never killed by the mob
Along with the fact that young Joes situation parallels old Joes. He got taken up by that woman in the farm, she took care of him and helped him get over his drug withdrawal and they connected in a way that may have been deep. We just didnt see the full extent of the relationship.