One Family's Move Across America During The Pandemic
Before the coronavirus arrived in America, Forbes Creative Director of Video Nick Graham had committed to moving from New York to Los Angeles to establish a new video production hub. As the pandemic grew and changed life as we know it, he and his family made the difficult decision to move forward with the relocation as planned. They are driving cross-country in an RV, and documenting the stories they discover along the way. In a limited run series, they will document their journey, and highlight the incredible stories they encounter along the way - this is The Long Haul.
Episode 1: Brooklyn:
Before leaving New York, Nick stopped by Tom's Restaurant in Brooklyn to learn how the beloved, 84-year-old institution is holding up during the coronavirus pandemic.
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