Michael Frost is a Vietnam War veteran who once made a mistake that cost men their lives. Three decades later, his inability to forgive himself is tormenting him and tearing his family apart. Kimberly Mancini is a Vietnam War orphan, half-Vietnamese, half-African-American, whose mother gave her up as a baby. Three decades later, her inability to shake a lifetime of abandonment, loss, and violence haunts her and threatens to destroy her family. Back in the Real World is the story of two war survivors on a collision course with the past. Facing that past may be their only path to forgiveness and redemption.