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52 EpisodesProduced by Neon Hum MediaWebsite

Welcome to the new normal. For so many of us around the globe, our lives have been forever changed by the coronavirus. And we will never be the same. On Mondays, Wednesday, and Fridays for the foreseeable future, Neon Hum's Jonathan Hirsch will bring you stories of people who are far away...up clo… read more


Virtual Goodbye

When Hue-Tam canceled her trip to Vietnam because of the coronavirus, she had no idea what she would miss.

Hue-Tam’s family is scattered around the globe, from Vietnam to France, and now California. But thanks to technology, it’s easier than ever to communicate with your loved ones far away. You just don’t feel as far as you really are. You’re just a flight away, you tell yourself. Until one day, someone you love is dying and you can’t be there.

Host & Executive Producer Jonathan Hirsch

Editors: Catherine Saint Louis, Jonathan Hirsch

Producers: Vikram Patel, Tanner Robbins

Engineer: Scott Somerville

Music by Matt McGinley & Blue Dot Sessions

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