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American Nomads, Episode 6

Special | 5m 40s | Video has closed captioning.

Led by Bob Wells, thousands of people gather in the Arizona desert for the Rubber Tramp Rendezvous (RTR), an annual two week rally for van and RV dwellers. With stagnant wages and rising home prices, many consider alternatives to the status quo. At RTR, committed nomads share tips and stories about life on the road and create connections and friendships with like-minded freedom seekers.

Aired: 01/08/20

Expires: 01/14/25

Rating: NR

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Two Years Since "Try Harder"

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