In 2010, the Deepwater Horizon disaster pulverized the Gulf of Mexico. As oil spewed out of a BP rig into the water and onto shore, authorities rushed to save animals. That was one of the events of the early 2000s that had Americans glued to their screens. In that era, "The Sopranos" ended, "Keeping Up With the Kardashians" premiered, YouTube was born and Amazon sent Jeff Bezos on the path to become the world’s richest man. But his birth father was nearly penniless when Inside Edition found him.