After a year in Egypt, 24 year-old Ben Fields returns home to Louisville to begin his medical residency. Quicker than he can imagine, his family learns Ben has Stage IV melanoma, and possibly a very short time to live. Distraught that his life will have left no impression on the world, Ben decides to try to make a difference. His three best friends are on the road to success but Ben, armed with the powerful perspective of someone facing death, is determined to show them there is more to live than just career success. He sets himself goals at great risk and sacrifice to himself and the woman he loves. Watching the devastation his illness is causing his family and the disintegration of his relationships, Ben questions whether he will ever earn redemption for himself or his friends.