A recruiter from the American army approaches Forrest during his graduation celebration. He asks him if he ever thought about his future.
Forrest Gump looks at his mother when as he graduates from college.
The principal of Forrest’s school tries to explain to Mrs. Gump that Forrest has a low IQ and that he has to go to a special school. But Forrest’s mother cares about his education. “What does normal mean anyway? He might be... a bit on the slow side. But my boy Forrest is gonna get the same opportunities as everyone else.”
Forrest does not seem to mind that he has to spend time in the hospital after his tour in Vietnam. He gets to eat a lot of ice cream. In the meantime Lieutenant Dan can not accept what happened to him.
** spoiler alert ** Captain Kidd arrives at his home in San Antonio.
** spoiler alert ** Kidd goes back to the Leonberger family to pick up Johanna and take her with him.
** spoiler alert ** Captain Kidd visits his attorney and friend Mr. Branholme who tells him about his wife.
A befriended couple in town is ready to help the captain and keep the girl safe temporarily.
Captain Kidd visits a befriended couple hoping that they can help him.
Captain Kidd and Johanna arrive at Red Rivers Station at the same time the cattle enters Red River Station. The captain takes the girl to the the union duty officer.
Captain Kidd has to read the approved news from the town's leader but decides to read a story about a cruel mine owner instead.
Fred Rogers goes for a swim.