MTV follows three unique persons in their everyday situations, and documents the problems and goals they face.

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Aaron Saidman
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SuChin Pak ...  Narrator 19 episodes, 2011-2016
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Storyline

This one hour documentary follows 4 young people who are moving to the Big Apple to pursue their dreams. Julie is a shop-o-holic who lives off of her parents credit cards but wants to make her own way in the fashion industry. Frankie & Dana are gay best friends from Ohio who have no money, no jobs, and no plan but have a big dream for a better life. And Josh is a model from a Winsconsin who is getting the opportunity of a lifetime with a top modeling agency. Who will survive in one of the most competitive cities in the world? Written by M. McEwan

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The earlier episodes were 30 minutes and the newer episodes are 60 minutes. Also, in the earlier episodes Serena Altschul would follow around the people being documented on in that episode and ask them questions. See more »

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Referenced in Raising Hope: Burt Rocks (2010) See more »

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Undeserved attention for garbage people
7 January 2020 | by CirativeSee all my reviews

A show dedicated to normalizing the abnormal, with the goal of eroding our society's structure. Terrible.


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Official Sites:

MTV

Country:

USA

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English

Release Date:

31 March 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

MTV's True Life See more »

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New York City, New York, USA See more »

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Color
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