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Castaways Docuseries

"Castaways" is a docuseries currently being filmed that exists to shed light on Long COVID & the fallout from the COVID Pandemic. It features COVID Long Hauler, Devin Russell, traveling the United States & Canada in a renovated 2000 Fleetwood Sunrise 32V RV doing in-person interviews with fellow COVID Longer Haulers, researchers, & others.

 

There are many angles to Long COVID. Additionally, there are several other groups of people who have been harmed by the COVID Pandemic as well. This docuseries aims to shed light on these people. Their challenges need to be illuminated in order for society as a whole to do better for these people suffering still, some going on more than 4 years now. They need the adequate help they deserve.

 

The series is currently funded personally by Devin Russell. The Long COVID Foundation will provide support regarding editing, music cost, & other technical aspects of the series, but not for costs such as the cameras, campgrounds, gasoline, food, & general living expenses for the trip.

 

The aim is to get the first episode out by the end of 2023 or early 2024 and try to get on to a streaming service for mass exposure. The second RV route is currently underway. Please contact if you have any interest in being interviewed or have any other comments. You can find more information on X @CastawaysDoc.

[Trip #1 (6/29/23-9/2/23) Complete]

  1. Gettysburg, Pennsylvania - 1

  2. Barboursville, West Virginia - 3
    - Charleston, WV (Capital)
    - Huntington, WV
    - New River Gorge, WV (National Park)

  3. Georgetown, Kentucky - 5
    - Frankfort, KY (Capital)
    - Lexington, KY
    - Louisville, KY

  4. Nashville, Indiana - 3
    - Bloomington, IN
    - Indianapolis, IN (Capital)

  5. Waterville, Ohio - 1

  6. Belleville, Michigan - 3
    - Ann Arbor, MI
    - Detroit, MI (Capital)

  7. Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania - 4
    - Pittsburgh, PA

  8. Harrisburg, Pennsylvania - 1

  9. Canterbury, Connecticut - 1

  10. Preston, Connecticut - 6
    - Hartford, CT (Capital)
    - Newport, RI

  11. Wellfleet, Massachusetts - 5
    - Provincetown, MA

  12. Foster, Rhode Island - 2

  13. Henniker, New Hampshire - 2
    - Concord, NH (Capital)

  14. Graniteville, VT - 4
    - Montpelier, VT (Capital)
    - Burlington, VT

  15. Winthrop, Maine - 2
    Augusta, ME (Capital)

  16. St. Nicholas, Canada - 2
    - Quebec City, CAN (Capital)

  17. Terrebonne, Canada - 3
    - Montreal, CAN

  18. Ottawa, Canada (National Capital) - 3

  19. Springwater, Canada - 2
    - Georgian Bay, CAN (National Park)

  20. Tobermory, Canada - 3
    - Bruce Peninsula, CAN (National Park)

  21. Milton, Canada - 2
    - Toronto, CAN (Capital)

  22. Petersburgh, NY - 5
    - Albany, NY (Capital)
    - Lake George, NY
    - Saratoga Springs, NY

[Trip #2 (10/1/23-11/22/23) Complete]

  1. Millersville, MD - 7
    - Annapolis, MD (Capital)
    - Washington D.C. (US Capital)

  2. Fort Mill, SC - 4
    - Charlotte, NC

  3. Pigeon Forge, TN - 4
    - Gaitlinburg, TN
    - Great Smokey Mountains, TN/NC (National Park)

  4. Smyra, TN - 5
    - Nashville, TN (Capital)

  5. McDonough, GA - 4
    - Atlanta, GA (Capital)

  6. Tallahassee, FL (Capital) - 1
    - Gainesville, FL

  7. Riverview, FL - 3
    - Clearwater, FL
    - St. Petersburg, FL
    - Tampa, FL

  8. Marathon, FL - 5
    - Key West, FL

  9. Hollywood, FL - 4
    - Biscayne, FL (National Park)
    - Everglades, FL (National Park)
    - Fort Lauderdale, FL
    - Miami, FL
    - Stuart, FL

  10. St. Augustine, FL - 3
    - Jacksonville, FL

  11. Charleston, SC - 5

  12. Wallace, NC - 3
    - Wilmington, NC

  13. Bentonville, NC - 3
    - Shenandoah, VA (National Park)

  14. Jersey City, NJ - 1

[Trip #3 (1/12/24-3/31/24) Complete]

  1. Hatfield, PA - 1

  2. Chesterfield, VA - 4
    - Richmond, VA (Capital)

  3. Lexington, SC - 3
    - Columbia, SC (Capital)
    - Congaree, SC (National Park)

  4. Savannah, GA - 4
    - Beaufort, SC
    - Bluffton, SC
    - Tybee Island, GA

  5. Madison, GA - 4

  6. Hoover, AL - 7
    - Birmingham, AL
    - Montgomery, AL (Capital)

  7. Mobile, AL - 3
    - Pensacola, FL

  8. Florence, MS - 3
    - Jackson, MS (Capital)

  9. Mandeville, LA - 5
    - Baton Rouge, LA (Capital)
    - New Orleans, LA

  10. Galveston, TX - 6
    - Houston, TX

  11. Austin, TX - 4 (Capital)

  12. Cedar Hill, TX - 5
    - Dallas, TX
    - Fort Worth, TX

  13. Oklahoma City, OK - 3 (Capital)

  14. Little Rock, AR - 3 (Capital)
    - Hot Springs, AR (National Park)

  15. Memphis, TN - 1

  16. Cave City, KY - 1

  17. Lexington, KY - 3 (2nd)
    - Mammoth Cave, TN (National Park)

  18. Christianburg, VA - 1
    - Blacksburg, VA

  19. Centreville, VA - 7
    - Washington D.C. (2nd)

  20. Raleigh, NC - 2 (Capital)

  21. Asheville, NC - 4

  22. Greenwood, VA - 2
    - Charlottesville, VA

  23. Elkton, MD - 4
    - Dover, DE (Capital)
    - Wilmington, DE

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