The fifth years take interviews at hospitals across the country for their fellowships.
A young girl is brought in who had been kidnapped twelve years ago. The case had national interest, causing press issues for the hospital. The patient bonds with Meredith and Owen deals with his job as the chief with a high profile case.
Richard visits Adele and finds her in bed with another patient named Alan. Richard speaks with the doctors and finds out that the man is also sick. He decides to pull back from Adele.
Cristina lets Owen stay at the apartment since she is spending all of her time at the hospital or at Meredith’s to study for the boards.
It's one of those things that people say, you can't move on until you let go of the past. Letting go is the easy part, it's the moving on that's painful. So sometimes we fight it, try and keep things the same. Things can't stay the same though. At some point, you just have to let go. Move on. Because no matter how painful it is, it's the only way we grow.