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vanilla and when i was younger. good morning, america. troubling new milestone. as covid cases top 13 million a major reversal. california racing to close bar, gyms, churches and more as hospitalizations hit record highs. >> this virus is not going away any time soon. >> public schools in l.a. and san diego now ordered to go virtual this fall and amid that record surge in florida, a protester taking on the governor. >> and you're doing nothing. shame on you. >> as health officials compare miami to wuhan, china, at the peak of the outbreak. dr. anthony fauci's new warning. >> we haven't even begun to see the end of it. >> what he's saying about a vaccine and why he's hopeful about new treatments. drastic measures. new york now greeting travellers
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with mandatory health forms. ordering a 14-day quarantine and threatening a $2,000 fine if they don't comply and new jersey's governor with a new warning after recent scenes like these at the jersey shore. governor phil murphy joins us live this morning. the doctors taking on the president. four former cdc directors blasting what they call a, quote, tragic indictment of science as the president tweets a conspiracy theory and what he is now saying about his relationship with dr. fauci. facing a judge. ghislaine maxwell seeking release on bond this morning as prosecutors share new details about her arrest. the device authorities say they found wrapped in tin foil and the emails just found between her and jeffrey epstein. dramatic new details about "glee" star naya rivera's final moments. what her 4-year-old son told authorities and the facetime video that helped find her as tributes pour in from her co-stars. and our exclusive interview
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with paris jackson. michael jackson's only daughter talking about her life now. >> i do wear my heart on my sleeve or so i've been told. >> starting her own music journey. what her father told her about being a performer and why she says she's stronger now. only on "gma" this morning. and we certainly do say good morning, america. we appreciate you joining us on this tuesday morning and it's going to be so good to hear from paris jackson. such a rare and candid interview, amy. >> yeah, robin. she has so much to share and we're going to have much more in just a bit. first we begin with the latest on the coronavirus emergency. global cases have now passed 13 million just five days after we hit the 12 million mark, and here in the u.s. hospitalizations are on the rise in 32 states.
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>> a new fema memo obtained by abc news shows that according to the white house task force more than a quarter of the states have a ppe supply that will run out in under 30 days. now nearly two dozen states are putting their re-opening plans on hold or reversing them altogether. the most dramatic rollback in california, robin. >> that's right, whit. the mayor of l.a. is saying they're now on the verge of a red threat level. matt gutman starts us off there in los angeles. he has the latest for us. good morning, matt. >> reporter: hey, good morning, robin. basically what we're seeing is the governor of the state of california throwing the state in reverse, going back about six or seven weeks in terms of re-opening. you mentioned l.a. the superintendents of the l.a. school district and the san diego school districts canceling school for the fall in person. that means 850,000 students will be learning remotely. now, that l.a. school superintendent said he did not want his schools to become a giant petri dish.
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this morning, california closing back down. >> effective today requiring all counties to close their indoor activities. restaurants, wineries, tasting rooms, movie theaters, family entertainment centers, zoos, museums, card rooms and the shuttering of all bars. this is in every county in the state of california. >> reporter: with deaths from covid rising and current hospitalizations now reaching record numbers, governor gavin newsom also announcing that 29 counties, accounting for 80% of california's population, will also be required to close fitness centers, places of worship, noncritical offices, salons and indoor shopping malls. >> this virus is not going away any time soon. >> reporter: the l.a. school district, the second biggest in the country, announcing that schools will not return to in-person learning this august. >> we have never had as many people infected or infectious and we've never had as many people in the hospital as there are tonight.
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>> reporter: president trump criticizing that decision just hours later. >> schools should be opened. kids want to go to school. you're losing a lot of lives by keeping things closed. >> reporter: around the country some parents and teachers torn about whether to open schools this fall. two arizona teachers who shared a classroom this summer with kimberly bird, a teacher who died from covid, urging arizona lawmakers to reconsider re-opening schools. >> opening up is not feasible and it's not safe for the people in our community. >> we don't want to open schools right now and have to learn from the mistakes that we opened too soon. this is human life we're talking about. >> reporter: dr. anthony fauci warning this once in a century pandemic is nowhere near over. >> it's happened, you know, your worst nightmare, the perfect storm. this is a really serious problem. it is truly historic. we haven't even begun to see the
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end of it yet. >> reporter: florida has more new cases of coronavirus daily than most countries in the world. >> miami is now the epicenter of the pandemic. what we were seeing in wuhan six months ago, five months ago, now we are there. >> reporter: one frustrated floridian heckling governor ron desantis during his press conference monday. >> you are an embarrassment. we're getting record-breaking cases every day and you are doing nothing. >> reporter: but while experts say a vaccine is a ways off, dr. fauci believes we could see more treatments for covid in the near future. >> sometime in the fall, i think we could conceivably have a couple more good anti-virals and anti-inflammatories. >> reporter: alreayd doctors discovering new ways of treatment for the seriously ill helping to lower the death rate in places like california. >> if you roll back the clock and look at where we were at in march or even early april on the way that we managed these patients in the hospital, we are
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managing them a little differently. >> reporter: and while local leaders in miami are declaring essentially the covid capital of the world right now, governor desantis still resistant to shutting down parts of the state and he is also resistant to issuing a statewide mask wearing law defying public health officials. whit? >> all right, matt gutman, for us, thank you. new york meantime, taking tough measures to avoid a resurgence of the virus. governor andrew cuomo putting a new order into effect this morning requiring air travelers from hot-spot states to provide their contact information or face a heavy fine. gio benitez is at laguardia airport with more on that. gio, good morning. >> reporter: hey, whit, good morning. yeah, we are talking about thousands of dollars in fines. now, those travelers were already expected to self-quarantine but now starting today enforcement teams are going to be meeting planes at the gate at new york area airports and they're going to ask for proof that people have filled out the traveler form from the state's department of health.
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that's going to give the state background information about the traveler and how to reach them. now just recently delta said three passengers on a flight from atlanta to albany tested positive for the virus. we don't know where or when they were infected. but it's just one example of how this virus can get around through travel. by the way, we should tell you that you could fill out that form now on your phone through the state's website. if you don't fill that out, you're looking at a $2,000 fine. if you break self-quarantine, that's another $2,000. so we are talking a lot of money. the state wants you to take this very seriously. >> all right. gio, thank you so much. connecticut and new jersey teaming up with new york for that quarantine order affecting 19 states. and joining us now is the governor of new jersey, phil murphy. governor murphy, thanks for being with us. we heard gio outline andrew cuomo's new order. is new jersey considering a similar order to put in place for travelers coming in from those hot spots? >> good to be with you. we'll do it our own way, but we're deadly serious about this. this is a travel advisory
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demanding 14-day self-quarantining, testing for many hot spot states. right now there are 19 states in the country that meet that criteria. we knew when we opened our state up, we would take on more risk of transmission of the virus but there's an added element from folks coming in from out of state from hot spots and we'll take that very seriously. >> speaking to that, new jersey numbers looking pretty good, but how concerned are you about those numbers changing or it being affected by these other states seeing surges? >> very concerned. i mean, we've lived through hell and lost over 13,000 confirmed fatalities to covid-19 in our state, over 15,000 if you include probable deaths. we don't want to have to go through that again so we're very concerned. again, if we could control everything within our four walls that would be one thing but we are the united states of america and we have to look with very -- with great concern on the surges elsewhere.
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>> within the state of new jersey, you and i both know you have very beautiful beaches, very popular beaches, and we've seen the images coming out of the jersey shore, people not social distancing or wearing masks and you've expressed concern. how are you addressing this? >> you know, we've worked with the shore counties and shore municipalities and it's worked really well. we've laid out the broad parameters and they've executed it had, so it depends on the town. we all know the virus is a lot less lethal outside than inside but we can't let our hair down completely so we work with the local authorities and we do have the jersey shores, an american jewel and a lot of folks there not traveling elsewhere so the demand is higher than probably ever before and we got to keep on top of it. >> governor murphy, you know los angeles, san diego, both deciding not to re-open schools, to just do them virtually in the fall. where are you in new jersey on the opening, re-opening of schools? >> yeah, we still hope to be
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back to school but we've got to do it responsibly. we've got to do it right. our department of education put out parameters about three weeks ago. we're then asking our districts to come up with their back to school plan because no two districts are the same. but we're watching that very closely. the biggest concern is the passing of the virus from an asymptomatic healthy young person to an older educator, administrator, someone with underlying health issues and that's the thing we got to watch the most. >> governor murphy, you mentioned in your briefing yesterday you had demonstrators outside of your home over the weekend chanting, "burn your mask." what do you say to people who are frustrated with the policies in place in your state? >> listen, i mean, everyone has a right to protest but we have to make the decisions based on science, the data, on facts, social distancing, wearing face coverings, washing your hands with soap and water, staying home if you don't feel well.
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that's all we've got. we don't have the therapeutic yet or that vaccine yet. so i would say to folks with all due respect i don't like wearing a mask either but it's the smart thing to do right now. >> new jersey governor, phil murphy, thank you for your time. we appreciate it today. >> thanks for having me. >> whit? to the latest on president trump taking on the nation's top health officials including dr. anthony fauci and the cdc. now some former cdc directors are firing back. our senior white house correspondent cecilia vega has more. cecilia, good morning. >> reporter: whit, good morning to you. this is unheard of. four former cdc directors sounding the alarm and while they say it is not too late to give the cdc a proper role in this pandemic, they say the clock is ticking. this morning, four former cdc directors who served in both republican and democratic administrations taking the extraordinary step of publicly blasting the president for what they say has been a, quote, tragic indictment of science. they didn't mention president trump by name but their message was clear.
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the doctors saying sound science is being challenged with partisan pot shots, sowing confusion and mistrust at a time when the american people need leadership, expertise and clarity. the consequence they say, willful disregard for public health guidelines is unsurprisingly leading to a sharp rise in infections and deaths. it comes after president trump retweeted former game show host turned conservative commentator chuck woolery accusing the cdc doctors and others of lying to the public about the coronavirus in order to keep the president from winning re-election. and after the administration sidelined dr. anthony fauci, he hasn't briefed president trump in more than two months and administration officials made the remarkable move of sending reporters information criticizing the nation's top infectious disease expert as if he was a political rival rather than a member of the president's team. and president trump also publicly accusing fauci of making a lot of mistakes, but
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now -- >> i have a very good relationship with dr. fauci. i have had for a long time, right from the beginning. i find him to be a very nice person. >> reporter: but from dr. fauci himself a steady drumbeat delivering a dire warning. >> we haven't even begun to see the end of it yet. >> reporter: take a look at this. it's a facebook post by a high ranking west wing staffer, the assistant to the president, the deputy chief of staff communication calls fauci dr. faucet. the cartoon depicts him as a faucet delivering bad news as the economy goes down the drain. robin, this as the press secretary just yesterday said there is no behind the scenes campaign to treat fauci as a political rival. >> all right, cecilia, thank you very much. well, as global cases of coronavirus pass 13 million, the world health organization is issuing a new warning saying too many countries are heading in the wrong direction. this as some u.s. military bases in japan face outbreaks and hong kong tightens restrictions as another wave of the virus hits
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there. our senior foreign correspondent ian pannell has the latest. good morning, ian. >> reporter: yeah, good morning, robin. that's right. more than 100 cases reported amongst u.s. servicemen stationed on okinawa. so several american bases are on lockdown with almost no one allowed off. okinawa had seen just 148 cases since the pandemic began. the local governor unhappy calling this outbreak extremely regrettable, saying he has strong doubts that the u.s. military has been taking adequate prevention measures. meanwhile, hong kong as you say which has had relatively few cases now reporting more than 200 new cases in the last week. that is the most since last march. the government jumping into action putting back into place strict social distancing measures and, remember, the fanfare over the re-opening of hong kong disneyland only just re-opened last month, now temporarily that will close again from tonight.
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amy? >> all right, ian pannell, thank you. well now to that big decision from washington's nfl team finally agreeing to drop its controversial name and logo after decades of pressure. rachel scott joins us from fedex field in maryland with all the reaction this morning. good morning, rachel. >> reporter: hey, amy. good morning. yes, and fans are on the edge of their seats waiting to learn what the new name will be. some suggestions already floating around out there -- the red tails, the red wolves, the warriors but still no official word yet from the franchise. never say never. the nfl owner who famously said he would never, in all caps, change his team's name this morning is searching for a new name that will inspire sponsors, fans and community for the next 100 years. the news met with both relief -- >> it's still my team no matter what name they have. >> reporter: -- and resistance. >> i spent over $700 in less than probably a month ago redoing all this and the feeling i'm having right now is -- it's a sad day.
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>> reporter: owner dan snyder finally caving in after some of the team's biggest sponsors, fedex, nike and pepsi, demanded a change. >> when you're talking about nike taking merchandise of your team off its shelves, that's a disaster that's coming that you cannot avoid as an owner and you cannot have as a franchise. >> reporter: washington hall of famer and former all pro cornerback darryl green signaling he's more than ready to make room for a new jersey. >> i'm ready to throw them away. give me the new helmet. we can win for a society, for our people, for our nation. >> reporter: and while the name is still up in the air, two things that we do appear to know, sources tell espn that the franchise does plan to lose all native american imagery but wants to keep the team's colors. amy? >> we'll have to wait and see. rachel, thank you so much. we are following a lot of other headlines. ghislaine maxwell facing a judge today, the new details about her arrest.
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the device authorities say they found wrapped in tin foil. and what "glee" star naya rivera's son is now revealing, but first to ginger for a check of the weather. ginger, good morning. >> good morning, whit. more than a thousand homes evacuated just west of evergreen, colorado because of that have wildfire. no containment yet. erratic winds today. back to utah where more fires will be burning. san antonio, texas, del rio both under the heat dome had their hottest july temperatures on record, 107 and 112 respectively. roswell, new mexico hit their all-time july record, three days in a row of 111. still very hot and those heat advisories go from florida to kansas city. it's all going to spread east as we go into the weekend. let's get the tuesday trivia sponsored by the ups store.
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globe have now passed the 13 million mark as 32 states in the u.s. see a rise in hospitalizations. now california is rolling back their re-opening closing bars, restaurants and churches. public schools in los angeles and san diego will now go virtual this fall. jetblue is doubling down on safety extending its social distancing policy through the end of the summer travel season. the airline saying middle seats on larger planes and aisle seats on smaller planes will stay empty through september 8th, the day after labor day. parties traveling together will be able to occupy a row by request. we've been following the latest on the nba and life inside that bubble. well, one player is now under quarantine after breaking the rules to pick up a food delivery and his mother not so happy. sacramento king star richaun holmes' mom tweeting, you only cross the line for your momma's cooking and i was not in florida, sir. lol. love you, baby. we love that mom, obviously.
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richaun did apologize for picking up that food. >> i'm sure that he did, amy. thank you. we have the latest on ghislaine maxwell going before a judge for a bail hearing this morning as we learn incredible new details about her arrest. eva pilgrim is at the courthouse there in brooklyn with more. good morning, eva. >> reporter: good morning, robin. ghislaine maxwell is scheduled to go before a judge to find out if she will be granted release on bond. in the back and forth over whether she should be allowed out, prosecutors released new details about her arrest. for the first time details about what happened when fbi agents showed up to arrest ghislaine maxwell at this 156-acre new hampshire property. prosecutors say she tried to flee to another room in the house. agents were ultimately forced to breach the door. inside the home agents say they found a cell phone wrapped in tin foil on top of a desk, a seemingly misguided effort to
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evade detection from law enforcement trying to trace her phone. prosecutors are asking a federal judge to keep maxwell, the former girlfriend and alleged co-conspirator of convicted sex offender jeffrey epstein, behind bars saying in court documents she played an essential role in sexual exploitation of minors that caused deep and lasting harm to victims. maxwell vigorously denies the charges and intends to fight them. maxwell is also being sued by three women who allege she and epstein worked together to abuse them including annie farmer whose lawsuit alleges she was 16 when she met epstein and maxwell through her older sister maria. >> they were master manipulators. i think that it's a particular type of sickness that they displayed in taking advantage of, you know, the love you have for a sibling. >> reporter: epstein killed himself while in federal custody. maxwell has repeated renounced any knowledge of sexual abuse
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even claiming in court files that she had no contact with epstein for more than a decade. but this morning abc news finding in court documents that epstein and maxwell exchanged seven emails in a month's time regarding a civil suit just four years ago. >> so it remains to be seen how much information maxwell has and how much she's willing to divulge at this stage of her case. >> reporter: while the british socialite claims they were not in contact, she says epstein did promise to always support her financially. her lawyers writing in a letter regarding receiving money from his estate, mr. epstein's oral promise is evidenced by the fact that among other things he covered her legal fees and settlement costs when they were incurred. and prosecutors saying this is still very much an active investigation, noting more witnesses have come forward since maxwell's arrest. amy? >> all right, eva pilgrim, thank you. we have the latest now on
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actress naya rivera. officials confirming they recovered her body in california's lake piru days after she vanished while boating with her young son, but saying she died a hero as her "glee" castmates and family members paid tribute to her. kaylee hartung has much more on this. good morning, kaylee. >> reporter: good morning, amy. authorities believe the final act of naya rivera's life was one of tremendous strength, mustering enough energy to get her son back on that boat even when she didn't have enough to save herself. the desperate search for actress naya rivera coming to an end five days after taking her 4-year-old son for a boat ride on this southern california lake. >> we are confident the body we found is that of naya rivera. >> reporter: rivera's parents visiting the lake just hours after the discovery. the 33-year-old was last seen on this surveillance video. authorities say she then facetimed her family. that video key evidence guiding the search.
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>> her son described being helped into the boat by naya. he said he looked back and saw her disappear under the surface of the water. >> reporter: more than 100 personnel aided in the challenging search. rivera's former "glee" co-stars joining her family and friends on the lake shore. her career began as a child actor. >> hello, mr. irkle. ♪ now i love you just the way >> reporter: but it was her bolstering voice that catapulted rivera into the spotlight playing santana lopez, a character that resonated with so many in the lgbtq community, coming to terms with her sexuality as a queer woman. ♪ she is the best thing that's ever been mine ♪ >> reporter: and shattering cultural stereotypes as the only hispanic member of the glee club. >> you don't even know enough to be embarrassed about these stereotypes you're perpetrating. >> that's not fair. >> reporter: her former co-stars now mourning the devastating loss on social media.
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demi lovato who played her girlfriend on "glee" called her character groundbreaking and darren criss saying i was constantly moved by the degree to which she took care of her family and how she looked out for her friends. ♪ if i die young bury me in satin ♪ >> reporter: and this "glee" cast has experienced tragic loss before. yesterday was the anniversary of the death of cory monteith, the show's leading man. he died of a drug overdose seven years ago. so much for this young cast to endure. whit? >> and the account of her young son with her mother helping him into the boat is heartbreaking. all right, kaylee, thank you. coming up here on "gma," robin's powerful interview with melissa etheridge and next her exclusive with michael jackson's daughter paris. still ahead. ♪
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♪ we're back with our exclusive with michael jackson's children, paris and prince jackson, opening up in a rare interview as paris begins her own music career. chris connelly sat down with both of them and joins us now from los angeles with more. chris, good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you, whit. you know, it's certainly a daunting legacy but with the support of her brother, paris jackson is forging her own musical path with her guitar, her voice and some deeply personal songs that have helped her cope. >> it wasn't until the last,
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like, couple years where i started calling myself a musician and embracing that -- the feeling that i think i was born to do this. >> reporter: her words, her style, her feelings. at 22, paris jackson, michael jackson's only daughter, is now a recording artist with bandmate gabriel glen in the soundflowers, letting the world in. >> i originally started writing music myself to get things out, to purge. i don't know. it just feels good to share it. it feels not like butterflies in your stomach but in your heart. it's cool. >> reporter: the soundflowers' ep, "unfiltered" a docu-series featuring paris chronicling her eclectic musical journey and walking in those daunting foot steps, supported along the way by those closest to her like her brother prince. >> the way we were raised me being the oldest i feel like i should be the one that's protecting the group. >> you lead with your
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vulnerability, don't you? that's got to be challenging for you as a person. >> yeah, it's -- i do wear my heart on my sleeve or so i've been told so people can usually tell when something is wrong. >> reporter: the world first saw that vulnerability in 2009 when at age 11 when paris spoke these heartbreaking words at her father's memorial service. >> ever since i was born daddy has been the best father you could ever imagine and i just wanted to say i love him. so much. >> reporter: years later at age 15 in the midst of more trying times, paris would write the intensely personal "geronimo." ♪ little does she know the battle has just begun ♪ >> reporter: now a track from the ep. ♪ if you love someone to really feel romance to hold someone ♪ >> reporter: what can you tell
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us about the young woman who wrote "geronimo"? >> kids can be mean. your body is going through changes. your emotions are everywhere, just all over the place. a lot of kids that age also suffer from depression and hard core mental illnesses. >> in your toughest times you've talked about some of the stuff you went through, depression, self-harm. what was, do you think, the source of your pain? >> i think part of it was -- a good portion of it was just being that age and going through the trials and tribulations of a 15-year-old girl, also just trauma. trauma is the seed to any kind of unhealthy coping skill that you choose. >> i remember when my sister first played "geronimo" for me. i can feel and hear the emotion and pain and hurt that went into the song and i remember thinking this is the song that other people could relate to but
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other meme nepeople needed to hear. >> what's it like to hear your brother say stuff like that? >> it's amazing. i don't want to get all emotional but he's everything to me. >> we see a clip early on in your docu-series where you tell your father that you want to do something just like him. >> what do you want? >> i want to do what you do. >> what do i do? >> you dance and sing. >> what did he ever tell you about being a performer? >> no matter what it was we were interested in -- at one point, i wanted to be an astronaut. he was like, do it. do it. you know, educate yourself as much as possible and go with it. with every aspect of life. >> why are you stronger now? what's helped you the most in terms of getting up and facing the day in a way maybe you couldn't years ago? >> perspective i think is the biggest one but, you know, they say new levels, new devils. you get stronger, life will get a little harder. >> when you're on stage and
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performing one of your songs and you see in somebody's eyes you're connecting with them, what does that feel like? >> i have to look away because it brings me to tears sometimes. it's a good feeling. >> reporter: and her greatest hope, she says, is that listeners will be uplifted by her songs in the way that the music of others has healed her during tough times. whit? >> chris, those siblings have been through so much. they really opened up to you in that interview. thank you so much. we appreciate it. watch new episodes of "unfiltered: paris jackson & gabriel glenn" on tuesdays on facebook watch and the soundflowers' lp is out now. coming up, how to negotiate the cost of your college tuition and up next, our "play of the day." he day." is now offering an extra 15% credit on car and motorcycle policies? >>wow...ok! that's 15% on top of what geico could already save you. so what are you waiting for? idina menzel to sing your own theme song? ♪ tara, tara, look at her go with a fresh cup of joe. ♪ gettin' down to work early!
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good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m. troubling new milestone. as global covid cases now top 13 million, a major reversal. california racing to close bars, gyms, churches and more as hospitalizations hit record highs. >> this virus is not going away any time soon. >> the measures being taken in the northeast. new york now greeting travelers from hot spots with mandatory health forms ordering a 14-day quarantine. and new jersey's governor with a new warning. he talked to "gma" this morning live. the heat is on. all-time july heat records just set across the south. new orleans breaking a record high. ginger tracking the latest. ♪ come to my window >> one-on-one with melissa etheridge. her first interview since a family tragedy.
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losing her 21-year-old son beckett to opioid addiction. her painful journey. what's helped her start healing and her new mission. also ahead, how to get a break on the cost of college. the right questions to ask and the hidden resources that could help you save big. ♪ got to blame it >> reporter: and we're crazy about kevin kwan, the best-selling author behind the juiciest read this summer and the moment he surprises his biggest fan. >> hello. >> hello. >> reporter: it's all ahead as we say good morning, america. ♪ ♪ blame it on my juice love that tune. so good to have you with us on this tuesday morning and i got to tell you, we have a really special edition of "open for business" coming up. chefs getting creative in their own kitchens, whit. >> that is right, robin.
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we know restaurants are really struggling right now so some chefs starting their own delivery service, pop-up food trucks and a lot more. we have great ideas still ahead. looking forward to that. first a lot of news to get to this morning starting with the latest on the coronavirus emergency. global cases have now passed 13 million. and hospitalizations in the u.s. are up in 32 states. california now rolling back its re-opening and matt gutman has the very latest from los angeles, good morning, matt. >> reporter: hey, good morning, amy. california basically throwing itself in reverse going back about six or seven weeks in terms of re-opening. the superintendent of the l.a. school district, the second biggest school district in the country, has said no in-person classes in the fall. he fears his schools will become a giant petri dish. this morning, california closing back down. with deaths from covid rising and current hospitalizations now reaching record numbers, governor gavin newsom announcing that 29 counties accounting for
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80% of california's population will also be required to close fitness centers, places of worship, noncritical office, salons and indoor shopping malls. >> this virus is not going away any time soon. >> reporter: the l.a. school district, the second biggest in the country announcing that schools will not return to in-person learning this august. president trump criticizing that decision just hours later. >> schools should be opened. kids want to go to school. you're losing a lot of lives by keeping things closed. >> reporter: and dr. anthony fauci warning this once in a century pandemic is nowhere near over. >> it's happened. you know, your worst nightmare, the perfect storm. this is a really serious problem. it is truly historic. we haven't even begun to see the end of it yet. >> reporter: new york governor andrew cuomo announcing out-of-state travelers from highly infected states must provide contact information upon
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arriving or face a $2,000 fine. this morning, new jersey's governor phil murphy told "gma" his state will enact similar rules for out-of-state visitors. >> we'll do it our own way but we're deadly serious about this. this is a travel advisory demanding 14 days self-quarantining, testing for many hot spot states. right now there are 19 states in the country that meet that criterion. we knew when we opened our state up we'd take on more risk of transmission of the virus, but there's an added element from folks coming in from out of state from hot spots and we'll take that very seriously. >> reporter: of course, one of the hottest of the hot spots is florida where governor desantis has resisted shutting down some of the hardest hit parts of the state. he has also resisted issuing a statewide mask wearing mandate in defiance of public health officials. whit? >> all right, matt gutman, for us, thank you. we move to that record heat across the country. temperatures reaching 112 degrees in parts of texas. now ten states are facing
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advisories and warnings. ginger has much more on that. ginger, good morning once again. >> reporter: good morning, whit. that 112 was del rio, texas, hottest july temperature ever, 107 in san antonio. all under that dome of heat and it's not going anywhere any time soon. we've got heat advisories from new mexico to kansas city over to pensacola, florida, mobile, excessive heat warnings in west texas. you'll see numbers that will rival again not only daily records but sometimes all-time july or all-time record heat like they did in border, texas yesterday at 116. you look at the heat index as we slide into the weekend, chicago is going to be very hot especially on saturday. but by sunday, mid-90s, upper 90s the feels like all the way to philadelphia. robin? >> all right. ginger, thank you very much. now something we've been looking forward to sharing with everyone, a historic moment for the navy. lieutenant jg. madeline swegle
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flying through the glass ceiling to become the first black female fighter pilot. stationed in texas she will receive her wings of gold later this month. elizabeth warren, billie jean king among the many sending congratulations. one of the most memorable tweets came from navy rear admiral paula dunn who wrote very proud of lieutenant jg swegle. go forth and kick butt. i would say she's doing that. i think she already is. >> flying through the glass ceiling as you said, robin. robin, thank you. coming up, still have robin's one-on-one with melissa etheridge. how she is turning grief into action helping others and using music to heal. then we have great advice on negotiating your way to cheaper college tuition. why now is the right time to do it. the author of "crazy rich asians," kevin kwan telling us about the inspiration for his new best-seller. we'll be right back.
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♪ good morning welcome back to "gma" on this tuesday looking forward to that. robin, you have a special message for our former audience members. >> yes, my two besties are going to help me tell you about it. we have two best friends. they visited us in the studio when we celebrated international
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women's day. this is a picture from my home set. they also set us a here it is. >> good morning. >> this is steph. >> this is beth. >> from cleveland, ohio. >> we recently visited new york city and got to see "gma" this past march right before the pandemic hit. >> while we were here during the pandemic, we had our ups and downs, so grateful though we had each other and our friendship. it meant so much to us that we had our sisterhood. >> so we cannot wait till we get to go back to new york city and visit all of you at "gma" but until then, cheers to all of you. >> and we can't wait to see you both again. we miss -- as whit said, we miss everyone. we really do. now it is time for "pop news" and i hear we're rolling, rolling, rolling into "pop news." is that right, lara? >> reporter: yes, girl. let's go, robin. >> do it. >> reporter: so excited about this. guy, we're going to begin with miss tina turner. get ready for a new sound from
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this music legend. listen up. ♪ what's love got to do with it ♪ ♪ what's love but a secondhand emotion ♪ ♪ what's love got to do with it ♪ >> reporter: i'll tell you who has something to do with it -- kygo. tina teaming up with kygo to make a remix of the 1984 hit "what's love got to do with it." that was the original, kygo sharing the news about the new version on twitter writing, "what's love got to do with it" is one of my all-time favorite songs and feels surreal to get the opportunity to work with such a legendary artist. can't wait for you to hear it. we can't either. back in 1984 that song spent three weeks on top of the charts and earned her three grammys including record of the year, song of the year and best female pop vocal performance. kygo knows what he's doing working his magic on this remix of whitney houston's "higher love."
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i don't know if you remember that from last summer. a lot of people do. it went to number one on billboard's dance charts. look for kygo's take on "what's love got to do with it." it drops this friday. tina turner, everybody, back in business. and now we want to share with you -- riva, come on up here, this is important stuff. get up here, all right, enough of you. we want to share with you a cocktail fit for a queen. buckingham palace releasing its first gin made from botanicals sourced from the queen's private garden. the cost -- $50 a bottle. it benefits the royal collection trust a charity which helps fund the preservation of royal exhibits and royal palaces. the palace even offering a suggested way to enjoy the royal gin. they say have it on the rocks with a tonic and a slice of lemon or perhaps you may want to sip it like the queen does. according to former royal chef darren mcgrady her majesty loved a predinner gin and dubonnet. that's not the only thing
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gener gin is used for at the palace. it's used to keep her jewels clean. the sold-out batch can be found online later this month to find out when it will be back in stock. finally, been looking forward to sharing this with you. we want you to meet 4-year-old delilah in san francisco. she borrowed her mom's phone to send a message that is wise beyond her years. >> i was just relaxing and a boy was trying to get me over there and said, cuckoo, cuckoo and that's not how to get a girl to get over there. you have to use manners and he was saying, meow, meow. and why would he do that to a girl? and you don't call girls over like that. okay, guys? >> reporter: okay. did you all catch that? delilah, 4 years old. the girl knows her worth.
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her mom, alyssa, saying delilah felt she needed to say her piece after an 8-year-old boy was bugging her at the park. her words. that video has 3 million views and counting. confident, in charge and she's not having it. sending it back to you guys in the studio. >> she is not having it. >> reporter: i just love that little girl. >> i love how you said those are her words. lara said. she knows her worth and she was not going to put up with that, no. >> more of that, please. we love that. thank you, lara. we'll head over to ginger. we know ginger's worth. >> reporter: he needs to have some manners. that's what he needs. no, i liked it too so much. how about we talk about lightning though. look at this shot, panama city -- sorry -- pensacola beach, this was captured and the video you're seeing is from massachusetts. a funnel trying to form that was right along the new hampshire state line. didn't get to the ground. today the severe threat is going to include parts of minnesota,
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wisconsin, iowa right through des moines to nearly kansas city and then another spot back to it is time now for our "gma" cover story. with grammy-winning singer, songwriter and activist melissa etheridge, we're hearing from her for the very first time about the tragic loss of her beloved son, beckett. how she's using music to heal.
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plus the new way she is connecting with fans during this very difficult time. >> time does heal. it's only been a couple of months but i've been very busy and made myself busy. you go one day at a time and you get through the grief and you get to the healing. >> it's a long and tough journey ahead for singer melissa etheridge who lost her 21-year-old son beckett to opioid addiction just two months ago. with strength and resilience she's taking it day by day. so many people have reached out to you with their love and their support and their understanding and you've taken your time to speak. what is it about this moment that you're able to come forward and what is it that you want to share? >> i wanted to come back to the world and say, thank you for your thoughts and your prayers and your feelings and your sending of love to me and my family and i would like to walk this walk now of what's next,
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which is helping. >> melissa now turning her message into a mission with a foundation to honor beckett's life and support research into drug addiction. in the u.s. more than 130 people die from opioid-related drug overdoses every day. >> we have the etheridge foundation which i'm very intense about raising funds for research into what we can do with this disease, this scourge that takes so many of our young people. >> can you just kind of describe for folks who are going through this, what is it like as a mother to watch a child struggle as your son did? >> there's just no answer to it. there's no one thing to do that's going to feel right because it's all wrong because you know your child is suffering.
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he loved to snowboard and that's where he broke his ankle and that's what started the whole downward spiral of this, you know, of painkillers. you do everything you can because you're a parent. you know, you think what could i have done? could i have done more? and there has to be a place where you think, of course, i did everything i could. i loved him. i loved him. i loved him and there's just a place where you have to start loving yourself. ♪ you are my sunshine ♪ my only sunshine >> you said being in the studio has helped you in the healing process. what is it about music? what is it that so many of us, it just feeds our soul? we draw some comfort from it. what is it about it for you? >> i tell you, robin, there is something about singing. there's something about opening
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the soul. it's got me through everything. so many people throughout my life have said, your music gets me through this. your music got me through that and i now am using my music to get me through this. ♪ come to my window ♪ crawl inside way by the light of the moon ♪ >> recently melissa launched etheridge tv which features live concerts and chat shows for her makeshift garage studio. >> it's a way to connect with people and it's, of course, healing for me, but mostly to connect with my fans and, you know, because all over people are -- we're still isolated and it's starting to get hard on us. it's one thing that i think really contributed to beckett's passing is that he had nowhere to go. he had -- he couldn't get on his skateboard and go to the skateboard park. they were closing those. he was -- so there's people who are still suffering and i want
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to give them relief. >> which one of your songs' lyrics in particular has helped you gain strength during this time? >> there's a song i wrote, actually after my father passed back in the '90s. you know, i wrote a song called "talking to my angel." ♪ so don't be afraid close your eyes ♪ >> that was about connecting to those who have passed to the nonphysical, you know, and i've been talking to my angel and he says that it's all right. it's a way of self-soothing that i can draw on. ♪ it's gonna be all right >> melissa had so much more to say. she is a beautiful soul and you can see my full interview with
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melissa on my facebook page. we also want you to know if you're one of millions of americans struggling with a substance use or disorder, help is always available so we please hope you will visit or dial 1-800-662-help. amy? >> yeah, robin, how beautiful that melissa opened up like that to you. what a powerful interview that will help so many. thank you for that. >> i hope so. you're welcome. we'll take a look now at how parents out there can negotiate your way to a lower college tuition and use the uncertainty about this fall to your advantage actually. it's a story we first saw in "the wall street journal" and rebecca jarvis has the details i know a lot of people are looking for. i know you know something about this from personal experience. >> reporter: good morning, amy. yeah, it's true. my family did this many, many years ago at this point and a number of families and students are successfully negotiating that tuition today. you can appeal that financial
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aid package. you just have to know how. when david vogel's son ryan was accepted to the university of pittsburgh first came the excitement and then the uncertainty. >> he's really looking forward to this next chapter in his life and going to college and he had been in july right now and my son is supposed to go to school in august. we still don't know what that will look like. >> reporter: he's not alone. across the country as universities grapple with how and if to re-open this fall, about the only thing that's clear is the hefty price tag. the average cost of tuition for a four-year degree at a public school over $41,000 in-state and over $107,000 out. but that doesn't necessarily mean you'll have to pay it. >> i think families are in a particularly good position to negotiate the amount of their tuition for this upcoming school year because colleges are anxious about filling their seats for the upcoming school
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year. >> reporter: it's exactly what david vogel did. after multiple zoom calls with the school's financial aid department explaining changes in his financial situation and explaining his son's value to the university -- >> i was able to save over $8,000 over the four years of his college education. >> reporter: so how could you cut your own tuition bill? first up, talk to the right person. >> if you have received need-based financial aid and have experienced a change in circumstances, you want to address your letter to the financial aid office. if you received a merit scholarship, then you generally want to address your letter to the admissions office. >> reporter: next make it personal. >> tell them why you're excited about attending but that it is just the money that is holding you back. >> reporter: finally keep it reasonable. >> if you can convey in your request that a small amount of give on their end will make a big difference to your enrollment decision, that is
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when colleges are most likely to be willing to work with you and increase your funding levels. >> reporter: and, remember -- >> if you don't ask, the answer is no. so what do you have to lose by reaching out and investing a little time if it saves you $8,000, it saves you $20,000? it's a great return on investment. >> reporter: it never hurts to ask. just make sure you are asking the right person. you want to look for the director of financial aid, the director of admissions and it also helps to have a personal letter from the student saying what they're going to do inside of the college community, what they plan to do with their education in the long run. amy? >> great advice, rebecca. coming up next we have "crazy rich asians" author, big surprise.
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good morning, everyone. happening today, three more covid testing centers will be open in santa clara the sites are free, you don't need insurance or doctors notes. they're open tuesday through friday. they include independence high school and the county's service center auditorium in san jose. also, the south county am exin gilroy. berkeley school superintendents say the students will experience entirely distance learning. the district hopes they can hold some in person classes and instruction, but rising coronavirus case counts in the city have worried them about how safe that will be. the school board will hear the
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revised plan tomorrow. good morning. let's take a look at what's going on outside. you'll see plenty of sunshine already. there are some clouds route out there. just not as widespread and the breezes are going to be back today. about 12 hours north of the bay bridge through the delta of a ha small craft advisory. 70s and 80s average to little below through
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another update in about 30 ♪ ain't my fault that i'm out here getting loose got to blame it on the goose ♪ that's right. welcome back to "gma." great to have you with us on this tuesday morning. lara, you have a special surprise with the author behind this month's "gma" book club pick. >> reporter: i sure do, amy. kevin kwan won over so many fans with his blockbuster "crazy rich asians" and now the best-selling author is back with a new one, "sex and vanity." our july book club pick and juju chang went one on one with kevin to fiend out his secret to success. good morning, juju. >> reporter: good morning, lara. kevin kwan knows how to dish. he also knows how to transport to you another world full of glitz and glamour and, of course, crazy rich people but he also knows how to poke fun at the privilege that comes with money and status which means
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it's not just entertaining, it makes you think. from his crazy successful "crazy rich asians" trilogy to his global box office smash with 240 mill -- >> we've been dating for over a year and i think it's time people met my beautiful girlfriend. >> reporter: it seems everything kevin kwan touches turns to gold. kevin, what is it that gives you the midas touch? >> i feel like everything i do is all about this little post-it right here on my computer and it's joy. >> that's amazing. >> i'm all about bringing joy to the world. >> reporter: his latest novel "sex and vanity" debuting as a "new york times" best-seller. sony pictures already snagged the highly coveted film rights. the book transporting readers to the island of capri as a summer romance sizzles. >> it's a story of food, fashion, love on an island and what happens when lucy
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churchill, who is a biracial asian-american wasp, goes to capri and meets a boy named george and she's trying her best not to fall in love. >> lucy is biracial and throughout the book, she encounters racism, both overt and subtle. >> i think there is a through line that runs through my books. in the case of lucy there are so many micro aggressions she's grown up with. i call it a thousand little paper cuts that she collects over the years that sort of help her form that hard outer shell and i think part of what happens in the book is that she breaks through that shell and becomes proud of her identity. >> i think what makes so many of your stories resonate is that we have this sort of love/hate relationship with the super wealthy. >> these people are so posh and snobby, they're snoshy. >> we unfortunately live in a
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world where there's such a stark inequali inequality. i really wanted to show that and in some ways satirize that world. >> reporter: we decided to surprise these kevin kwan super fans with a meet and greet they never saw coming. >> how quickly did we read this book, ladies? >> in a day. >> one day. >> quickly. >> what do you love about kevin kwan's writing? but before you answer, why don't we ask somebody to join us. >> oh. >> hello. >> hello. >> wow! >> hello. >> my gosh. >> kevin. >> hi. >> oh, my gosh. >> oh, my gosh. >> reporter: these women say "sex and vanity" gave them the escape they all needed. >> i thought this book was so smart, so witty, i laughed the whole way through. >> i felt like taking a vacation. it felt like i was there living this lavish life but never in a million years would i get to live. >> i hope one day you and all of
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you can experience capri. >> we're planning a trip together. >> we're planning a trip together. >> i'll make you a guide of where to go and where to eat. >> awesome. >> reporter: the book striking a deeply personal note for melody who is half japanese. >> i really truly related to lucy in this book and i'm just so grateful to you, kevin. i finally have this protagonist i can relate to on such a personal level. >> were you surprised when kevin came on this call? >> yes. >> yes. >> you know how some people get excited they met beyonce? this is like my beyonce. >> kevin, you're like beyonce basically. beyonce of the book world. >> can't sing or dance like her, but thank you. >> reporter: and you heard it here, kevin kwan is beyonce level superstar. his new book takes place on the beaches of capri and the hamptons and island of manhattan. it's the perfect summer escape fantasy but somehow also manages to make you think twice about what's important in life. lara? >> reporter: oh, it sounds so
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good, juju. i am in. thank you very much. everybody, "sex and vanity" is out right now. you can head over to our instagram "gma" book club and watch kevin and juju answer your questions about the book. thank you, kevin kwan. and coming up, how some chefs are cooking up business starting food companies in their own kitchens. great ideas coming at you on "good morning america."
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we are back now with "gma's" open for business. with many professional cooks out of work, during the pandemic, some are getting creative. many are getting creative. they're finding new ways to make ends meet while feeding others. becky worley joins us now from san francisco, has more on this story for us. good morning, becky. good to see you, as always. >> reporter: good morning, robin. great to see you. they say necessity is the mother of invention. well, for some chefs who were laid off during the pandemic, they needed income so they invented businesses and they say you can do it too. all you need is a kitchen. mm-mm. what do you get when you mix hungry people stuck at people with out of work chefs eager to keep working? victor laid off from his head chef job at a san francisco restaurant has started a food prep and delivery business in his home kitchen. >> i've always wanted to bring food to san francisco.
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>> reporter: he's one of a growing army of entrepreneurial chefs starting a food business in the pandemic. >> kind of crazy when you put your mind to it, you can do whatever you want. >> reporter: emerson lost his job early in the pandemic, but pushed himself to fulfill his dream opening a barbecue pop-up in racine, wisconsin. >> it's been awesome. just the love for barbecue and i think it's something new, the whole situation making people get out of their houses. >> reporter: even the nontrained chefs. upenn student was supposed to be interning at 11 madison park. instead she's selling breads on instagram and beyond instagram apps like wood spoon make it possible for chefs and home cooks to safely sell their tasty bites. >> we help local cooks and they just need to cook amazing food and share it. >> reporter: michael symon has tips for getting started and staying afloat. first get the proper permits and licenses. >> make sure you're doing things
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the right way. the last thing you want to do is open something up without the correct permit. >> reporter: vary your menu. >> it's all about making customers happy. don't fall in love with maybe an entire menu. change it up. make it interesting for people. >> reporter: and grow slow. >> sometimes people grow too quickly. really focus on making that business or whatever it is spectacular, successful, both from a quality standpoint and from a financial standpoint before you do the next project. >> reporter: our chef victor is learning all of this on the go even getting his workouts in as he takes me on a delivery run via bike. >> you a fan? >> i am definitely a fan. >> enjoy your food. >> enjoy everything. thank you again. >> thank you so much. >> reporter: all the chefs we spoke with say be sure to check with the public health department in your area before you get started. you want to make sure you have the right permits or licenses and you know all the rules and regulations.
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but the good news, robin, is many of those are loosening up now that more people are cooking out of their home and selling to others. >> that's right. so, becky, how do these great chefs good the word out about their businesses? >> reporter: yeah, it's a whole new world. you're not advertising or, you know, running around in food trucks. you really need to use social media here, all the chefs say instagram and facebook are great. you want to post pictures of your food every day. you want to vary your menu and post that on instagram. you also really want to encourage your family and friends to repost and share and you are trying to create this momentum getting repeat customers and maybe even encourage them to share for a discount on their next order. you see this is momentum. we can do this, robin. >> yeah, we can do this. hey, becky, before we go, how are you and the family? we know in california going back to phase 1. so how are you guys doing?
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>> reporter: yeah, i mean, all this uncertainty around school is definitely stressful. we're trying to be in the moment and do what we can. we went backpacking last weekend. it was just food for the soul. >> yeah, good for you. all right. always thinking of you, becky, and the family. thanks so much. appreciate it. great advice you gave to those new chefs out there and cooks. back now to ginger. ginger? >> reporter: robin, good morning. time now for a "gma" moment sponsored by verizon. and it's so hot, even the chicken needs the slip and slide. yep. that is 5-year-old aaron with his chicken and you know what, if you got to do it, you got to do it. this weekend you'll be close to 104, the feels like in chicago so keep that slip and slide around for the chicken, aaron.
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well, we have all been dealing with a lot of change over the past few months and our next guest has unique insight that can help us get through it. bruce feiler is a best-selling author and has a new book out called "life is in the transition:mastering change at any age." bruce, thank you for being with us. it's important to know you actually started this all way before the pandemic started. you traveled the country and you talk to people who had gone through what you call lifequakes. tell us what a lifequake is. >> well, it's great to see you again, amy. thank you guys for having me. as you heard robin talking about, we're all wondering, am i going to be okay and this, you know, how am i going to handle my family? do i need a career change? where do i want to live? this was me a few years ago as you said.
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i just got walloped by life. i got cancer. i nearly went bankrupt. my dad who has parkinson's tried to take his own life and i was scared and i realized that everybody was in this situation in one way or another. and i thought with a can i learn from everyone else that can help me be happier? so i set out on this journey and collected life stories in all 50 state, people lost home, lost limbs, changes careers and religion, got sober, got out of bad marriages. i had 6,000 pages of transcripts and i spent a year digging through it looking for patterns that could help all of us. and so what i'm unveiling here on this show is the first new model for how to navigate life transitions in 50 years. so what i have in this book is a practical tool kit that can help you with whatever you're struggling with and as you said i call them lifequakes. massive changes that hit us and aftershocks can last for years. >> bruce, obviously you talked
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to many different people, hundreds and got individual story, but you alluded to this earlier. we are all in this massive lifequake right now. what are some of the takeaways, some of the lessons that can be learned for the rest of us? >> well, i think the number one lesson, the first lesson is the lifequake you go through may be voluntary. you may want to change or a fresh start. it could be involuntary. you could have gotten bad news or have an emergency but the transition that comes out of it must be voluntary. you have to choose to take the steps, to go through the road map that i lay out for you in "life is in the transitions." >> once you choose the transition, once you lean into the transition, what's the next step, bruce? >> well, you know, when you first get into a transition you're scared, you're overwhelmed and think i'm the only one going through it. look at enough of them as i have done and it turns out there is a clear pattern. it turns out transitions have three phases. there's the long good-bye where
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you say good-bye to the old you. there's the messy middle where you shed certain habits and create new habits. then there's this new beginning where you unveil your new self so it turns out each is good at one phase, our transition superpower and get bogged down in another which is our kryptonite so what i have in the book is a way to walk you through the process to figure out what stage you're best at. my advice is start there. >> what about those who are really struggling right now? obviously it's an extremely painful time. is there one additional takeaway that people should really focus on in this moment? >> well, i think that one thing i would say, i ask people what was the biggest emotion they struggled with? fear was the number one answer followed by sadness and shame and people tend to turn to rituals to contain and tame those. you know, they jump out of airplanes and have ceremonies and get tattoos and gather people together and that's sort of a signal to say to people i'm saying good-bye to the old self and welcoming the new self. i would say -- the answer to the
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question i would say is the biggest single lesson i learned is transitions work. 90% of the people i talk to said they got through there so whatever you're struggling with, if you come on this journey with me you'll meet these people. you'll find in this book something you can do tonight, something tomorrow, next week, a whole road map that will take you. whatever you're struggling with, whatever transition you're going through you can do it better and get through it more effectively. we can get through this together. >> yeah, bruce, i love ending on that hopeful note because that is what we need, hope. great to see you again, bruce. "life is in the transitions" is available now. perfect timing for a book like that. >> absolutely. coming up, a thrill for all of you adventure seekers out there. we have the first live look at the new ford bronco.
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we are back now with the reinvention of an off-road classic. we're about to reveal for the first time ever live on tv a look at the brand-new ford bronco, buckle up. let's go out to our meteorologist and outdoor specialist rob marciano who is riding shotgun. what's going on? >> reporter: hey, whit. what do you think of my new ride? is it not sweet? we are at northeast revolver road adventures in new york and gorgeous 75-acre facility to train, well, thrill seekers and our sponsor ford is about to show you their new bronco in live terrain. this puppy can do it all. before we do that here's a little bit more on this adventure loving 4x4. this summer the great outdoors is calling more than ever from camping to biking and for so many, just taking the road less traveled. for photographer and oscar winning director jimmy chin getting deep into the wild is critical. >> i've always found that the harder a place was to get, you know, the more i enjoyed going there.
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>> reporter: a speed that takes him there the re-envisioned ford bronco. >> this vehicle is all about fun and capability. you can change the roof panels off. can you take the doors off and you can store them in the back of the vehicle. there is a trail mapping system. 35-inch tires. >> reporter: our sponsor ford along with disney creative works is producing a series of short films showcasing the 4x4 and the rugged drivers they're built for. like olympic rock climber brooke raboutou. >> i definitely sometimes have that need to be on adventure. >> reporter: and multiplatinum singer/songwriter kit moore. ♪ who says the journey takes him back. >> we introduced the bronco
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nearly 55 years ago. we fulfilled a need for those looking for something different. >> you can still smell the interior. you can still taste those memories. >> it is a very built tough built wild vehicle that helps you explore the world around you. >> reporter: oh, yeah, i can't wait to see this vehicle in action. all right, it is time for the first live look at the all new ford bronco. at the end of this walkie-talkie is alyssa at the top of the track. she's our ford driver. she will show you why this is built for outdoor off-road adventures. all right, alyssa, let's show them what it can do. we're off. as you would imagine, ford has put this thing through the test across thousands of miles at their proving ground. they want to make sure it can handle just about all the harshest conditions and climates mother nature can throw at them. look at that. we've all heard about the g.o.a.t., the greatest of all
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time, the tom bradys and serena williams, well, the first g.o.a.t. was the first bronco. because it goes over any type of terrain. you can see it doing that right now. this thing is built for adventure. some would say it's in their dna. it can take you wherever you want to go and by the judging of her smile on alyssa's face you'll have a blast doing it. go get yourself one. "gma" will be right back. stay there. ♪ shut up and drive "gma's" off-road adventure is sponsored by ford, the legend returns. introducing the all-new bronco family. reserve yours at ♪
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good morning. berkeley's school superintendent says students will experience entirely distant learning in a few weeks. the district hoped they can hold some classroom instruction, but risie ining cases have them wor. the school board will hear the revised plan tomorrow. here's mike with the forecast. >> hey, everybody. check out how much more sunshine we have this morning as we look from our camera. if you run on sun, how about that. hope it helps you. got the small craft advisory. starts at 11:00 today. north of the bay bridge through the delta. 60s, 70s and 80s today through about thursday and warmer this weekend. >> thank you, mike.
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now it's time for live with >> announcer: it's "live with kelly and ryan!" today, from the smash hit musical, "hamilton," christopher jackson. plus, broadway superstar bernadette peters has important tips if you're ready to adopt a rescue dog. and the young man from louisiana is delivering our "good news story of the day." all next on "live!" ♪ and now, here are kelly ripa and ryan seacrest! >> kelly: hey there. good morning. it's tuesday, july 14th, 2020. hey. >> ryan: hey, how are you? >> kelly: i feel like we match today. we didn't plan that. >> ryan: we did not plan it, but we look like we are


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