Born in 1952, Ben Parker was the older brother of Richard Parker. At some point in his life he fell in love and married May Reilly. When Richard and his wife Mary where killed in a supposed plane crash, Ben and May took in his orphaned son Peter and raised the young boy as their own. In 2010, Ben was murdered by an armed burglar that his nephew Peter had encountered before but careslessy deceided not to stop. This guilt caused the young Peter to use his recently gained powers for good, becoming the masked superhero Spider-Man.

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