Baby John Smith is 11 weeks old, in South Carolina, and his parents are still reeling from the sonograms that all predicted he would be a girl. By the time he's 23, John Smith in Laramie, Wyoming, has made some mistakes and is appearing in front of a judge. At 46, he's in Texas, welcoming his oldest son back from Iraq. These and other in-depth portraits of people growing up, growing old, and figuring out how to be fathers, husbands, and men in America today.
Joe Beshenkovsky won a 2009 Emmy Award for editing this episode.