The United States Poverty Story- Doug Levitt

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He has the passion for telling the story of the poverty in the United States of America. Some artist and musicians have done this for several years wanting to bring the journey and the stories into the limelight. One of the artists is Doug Levitt. Levitt has done the stories of the trip in his artistic project known as Greyhound Diaries. Greyhound Diaries presents and tell the stories by hosting and organizing shows and events where the stories are told through photographs, music, and images projected in performances Doug gives all over the world.

The idea of Greyhound Diaries was born from experience Levitt got when he was traveling for work related duties. He grew up in a well family and did not experience any struggles during his growth, but he saw other people struggle in London and the United States something that led Doug to establish Greyhound to tell their stories and experience. The Greyhound Diaries project has resulted in two records including publishing of writings, photos, and web series.

Doug Levitt can well be described as an America singer and songwriter was born in 1972. He is the founder of Greyhound Diaries project. The project has lasted more than a decade and has seen Levitt travel by bus to accomplish the mission of his project. Levitt is the youngest, and his mother served as a City Council member and was once a mayoral candidate in Washington DC. Levitt attended DC Washington Public Schools, and he graduated from Woodrow Wilson High School before attending Cornell University. Levitt Graduated with a master‘s degree in international relations from the London School of Economics.

Levitt Doug began his career as a journalist with CNN before moving to London to work as a foreign correspondent. While operating in London, Levitt decided to quit his job and embark in music and art. His project has grown since he established it and he has traveled to several countries telling the United States poverty story. Doug has been spending his time and resources touring many parts of the United States where many people have never gone or even do not k now the areas exist. Doug is passionate about telling the poverty story and has been touring the areas using a bus.