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HBO Special - Hard Times: Lost on Long Island

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#1 OFFLINE   Drew2k


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Posted 09 July 2012 - 02:15 PM

This looks thoroughly depressing, but I'm going to watch, since it focuses on four families who live within an hour or so from me.

Late notice on this one, but I just found out about it...

Hard Times: Lost on Long Island
Monday, 7/9/2012
9:00 P.M. EST/PST
HBO Show Page: Link

What it's About (from Newsday): Over a six-month period in 2010, filmmaker Marc Levin follows four Long Island families as they cope with long-term unemployment. They are: Alan (corporate trainer) and Susan (retail) Fromm, of Plainview; Nick (finance, laid off after the Lehman Brothers collapse) and Regina (part-time legal secretary) Puccio, of Wantagh; Mel (finance) and Anne (public relations) Strauss of Smithtown; and David (chiropractor) and Heather (teacher) Hartstein, of Montauk. David Hartstein died in June 2011, after contracting hantavirus.

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