POV

The Grown-Ups

Season 30 Episode 13 | 52m 58s

In a school for individuals with Down Syndrome, four middle-aged friends yearn for a life of greater autonomy in a society that marginalizes them as disabled. The Grown Ups is a humorous and at times sad and uncomfortable look at the tragic limbo of 'conscious adults.'

Aired: 09/04/17

Expired: 02/16/20

Rating: TV-PG

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