Ashton Kutcher was born in a small farming town and ended up among the bright lights of Hollywood. The path he took to get there is one filled with challenge and uncertainty. Dealing with his twin brother s illness, his parents divorce, and a move to a brand-new town as a teenager left Ashton wondering what to do with his life. His plan to pursue a medical career was fueled by his desire to find a cure for his brother, but his dreams of fame began to overtake him. First though, he d have to grow up a little. His knack for getting into trouble had already cost him the lead in his high school play. But a chance win in a modeling contest started Ashton down another road, and soon his face was a familiar sight on fashion runways and magazine covers. A career as an actor was within his grasp. He just had to reach out and grab it.