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American Nomads, Episode 5

Special | 6m | Video has closed captioning.

Living in a van is a tricky feat on its own; throw in attending college full time, in a sometimes-unforgiving city, and things get even more complicated. Young African American couple Lovell and Paris, both veterans going to school in pricey San Francisco, are doing their best to balance the two while navigating the many challenges like break-ins and restrictive parking regulations.

Aired: 01/07/20

Expires: 01/14/25

Rating: NR

Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning

Two Years Since "Try Harder"

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Two Years Since "Try Harder"

It's been a tumultuous ride for Lowell High School since the PBS documentary Try Harder! stopped filming. Here’s a look back at a few of the key events that played out at Lowell over the taxing last two years.

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