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comedian because he wakes up laughing. it keeps getting better. good morning, america. as we start this tuesday, the race against time to find survivors in that deadly florida building collapse. holding on to hope. overnight, hundreds attending a candlelight vigil and as the death toll climbs those who made it out grappling with reality. >> what unit were you in? >> 705. if i'm in 704, i'm dead. >> the new pictures from the building's parking garage showing cracked concrete and standing water taken just 36 hours before the tragedy. covid breakthrough? the new study finding the pfizer and moderna vaccines could offer protection for years. this as the highly contagious delta variant drives up hospitalizations in low vaccinated areas. life-threatening heat. record-breaking temperatures
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baking the east and west and fueling at least 52 wildfires from california to montana. ginger zee is tracking the latest. on the frontlines in afghanistan. the taliban gaining ground as u.s. troops are pulling out. martha raddatz with the exclusive interview with the american commander overseeing the withdrawal. abc news exclusive. as violent crimes surge across america, the oakland police chief is sounding the alarm. saying crime is, quote, out of control in his city. we're on patrol with the police as they race to the scene of a shooting. july 4th travel nightmare. massive spike in traffic and before you head to the beach the new warning about shark attacks. this is iron bound. a shark photographed two years ago when he was being tagged.
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he is now resurfacing off the coast of north carolina. jamie lynn spears breaking her silence about her sister britney's fight to end her conservatorship. >> i can assure you that i've supported my sister long before there was a hashtag, and i'll support her long after. >> why she waited to speak out till now. ♪ and good morning from nebraska. swinging for the fences. the state bouncing back from the pandemic. >> this is what it's all about. >> this morning, we're rising and shining from the cornhusker state. we do say good morning, america. great to have whit johnson with us. and look who's back! michael strahan, ladies and gentlemen. >> yeah, it's great to be back. the only thing better than vacation is being here with you two. >> there you go. we'll take that. >> i'm glad you believed that. >> read it as it was written in the script. >> but it is great to be back here with you guys and we have a
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lot of news we want to get to this morning. starting with the latest on that deadly building collapse in florida. overnight, hundreds of people gathering for this candlelight vigil. >> another emotional night there and here's what we know, 11 people are confirmed dead, 150 people still unaccounted for, and this morning, we're learning more about the possible warning signs before that collapse. >> abc's victor oquendo has been on the scene from the start of this story and joins us now from surfside, florida, with the latest. good morning, victor. >> reporter: good morning, michael. we are now into day six of the urgent search and rescue operation. there are so many questions about how this could have happened. families still desperate for word on their loved ones as we continue hearing these incredible stories of survival. this morning, officials holding on to hope, insisting that search for the 150 missing in the surfside condo collapse is still a rescue mission, not a recovery.
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>> our top priority continues to be search and rescue and saving any lives that we can. >> reporter: this as the death toll climbed to 11. three more victims identified. overnight, hundreds attending a vigil for the dead and missing on a nearby beach. now, more than 300 rescue crews racing against the clock to find those still missing. battling treacherous conditions. one worker falling 25 feet down the rubble. >> it's not an issue of, we can just attach a couple of cords to a concrete boulder and lift it and call it a day. >> reporter: crews hopeful that as the building pancaked down pockets of air or voids could have formed in the rubble, potentially trapping survivors, keeping them alive. >> there's certain areas we have ave largen sces, e >> reporter: rescuers finding some of those voids but unfortunately nobody inside so far. michael noriega's grandmother has not been found, but two of her treasured family photos were just feet from the site and that
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gives him hope. >> we want to stand in the gap in the middle for so many people that were directly or indirectly affected by this. to give them hope that they're not alone. >> reporter: this as stories of survival come to light from that horrific night. what unit were you in? >> 705. if i'm in 704, i'm dead. >> reporter: steve rosenthal was asleep in his apartment when the building started collapsing. he remembers his neighbors' cries for help. >> people were yelling, help me, help me, get me out. >> reporter: 88-year-old esther gorfinkel also lucky to be alive, escaped from her fifth floor apartment, rescued by a group of neighbors. me ohis backute sky and i knew out. >> reportetitionw tryi tdermine cod haveaused this horrifying collapse. "the miaubshg photos from a contractor taken just 36 hours before the
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tragedy. the contractor telling the paper, there was standing water all over the parking garage, noting cracked concrete and severely corroded rebar under the pool. and overnight, "the wall street journal" publishing a letter it says was sent by the condo board's president in april warning that significant repairs were needed and that the building had deteriorated since that 2018 report saying, indeed the observable damage, such as in the garage, has gotten significantly worse since the initial inspection. when you can visually see the concrete cracking that means the rebar is rusting and deteriorating beneath the surface. now engineers looking at this disturbing video frame by frame showing the collapse. >> when i look at the video, i feel it looks like it starts from the bottom of the building and works its way up or a failure concentrated at the support of the bottom of the building. >> reporter: a structural engineer who studied the 9/11 pentagon attack has been hired by the city of surfside to inspect the collapse, but this will be a very long process.
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that pile of rubble is also evidence and it will be transported to a warehouse for inspection. but keep in mind the focus right now, the priority is on search and rescue. michael? >> absolutely there, victor. what are you hearing about the sister buildings? >> reporter: michael, that same engineer that i just mentioned has also taken a look at the sister buildings, the north and east towers, and he told us that there was nothing that he saw that showed him that they were in imminent danger of collapse. no mandatory evacuations have been ordered but some residents have chosen to leave on their own. michael? >> victor oquendo, thank you so much. robin? now to the pandemic. a promising new study says the pfizer and moderna vaccines could provide protection from coronavirus for years. right now, 66% of eligible adults here in the u.s. have received at least one dose of the vaccine. eva pilgrim is at the vaccination site at the javits center here in new york. good morning, eva. > reporter: good morning, robin. really positive news about these two vaccines.
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this study looked at two key factors, the type of immune response these vaccines produced, but also time. how long our body produced those responses and scientists say based on that information, it appears these vaccines hold up. this morning, another development in the fight against covid. a new study finding that the pfizer and moderna vaccines could offer significant protection that could last years. scientists calling it promising. >> the best case scenario this probably will last for the life of the person who successfully got immunization with two doses of the vaccine. >> reporter: the study published in the journal "nature" showed that mrna vaccines, like pfizer and moderna, produced high level of neutralizing antibodies and those important b cells that help support the immune system. but instead of peaking after a week or two, researchers found nearly four months later there was still a strong immune
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response, essentially training the body long-term to fight off infection. the johnson & johnson covid vaccine was not considered in the study, this news coming amid concerns about the highly contagious delta variant now confirmed in 49 states. in l.a. county the largest county in the country officials are recommending all residents wear masks indoors to protect against the delta variant. and areas with low vaccination rates seeing the variant spreading rapidly. in missouri, the delta variant responsible for nearly 30% of the state's new cases. hospitalizations there are up 42% in the last month. and the variant still the wild card here. the scientists in that promising study say, yes, the vaccines hold up well right now but how they perform in the future really depends on how this virus mutates and those variants. robin? >> and eva, there is an unrelated new study out of the uk about mixing vaccines. what can you tell us about that? >> reporter: that's right.
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so this study looked at mixing pfizer and astrazeneca and it showed that mixing and matching the vaccine does work, but only applies in countries where astrazeneca has been approved. so not here in the united states, but this is a global pandemic, so this is really welcome news to countries struggling to get enough vaccine to vaccinate their population. robin? >> that's true. all right, eva, thank you. whit? now to heat waves and wildfires gaining strength in california. the extreme heat and ongoing drought fueling the flames there and forcing evacuations. let's get right to ginger for the latest. ginger, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, whit. i'd love to give you some perspective here. two spots in washington state hit 118 degrees which ties their all-time hottest in the state. that's hotter than las vegas, nevada, has ever been.
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so, as records are smashed for all time throughout the state, it's also all about the wildfires. 52 large wildfires burning in the west. the one you're looking at is called the lava fire and new evacuations happening near mt. shasta. 1,500 acres burned, about 20% contained. southern california, brush fires are bursting because you get sundowner winds in san bernardino county and riverside, the stow fire. the pacific northwest has just been sizzling. portland breaking their all-time records for three days in a row, the heat is relaxing a little bit for western washington and western oregon, but it is not for interior, and so you see numbers and still heat advisories into the rocky mountains. into montana, parts of idaho. and western nevada. 14 million folks are still under those heat alerts but we're sandwiched in the middle of the great lakes. on the east coast, you had a tied record in boston yesterday at 97. it'll feel like from wilmington to augusta, maine, somewhere around 100 plus.
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whit. >> the summer just getting started. ginger, thanks so much. michael? >> thank you, whit. now to the violent crimes surging across the country. in california, the oakland police chief is sounding the alarm saying that crime in his city is, quote, out of control. matt gutman joins us now with an exclusive look inside the mounting pressures on the department. good morning, matt. >> reporter: good morning, michael. murders and carjackings doubling over this time last year and sure enough less than 60 seconds into our ridealong with the oakland police there was a call about gun violence. now, the police chief has been to almost every single murder in his city this year visiting with officers and family and told me it was an epidemic. it was the 65th murder this year that seemed to break something in oakland's police chief on monday. >> saturday night i went out to a scene of a young man that lost his life and a lady yelled out the window, do something about it. >> reporter: it's the other epidemic spreading nationwide, surging violent crime.
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in oakland, murder up 90% since last year. >> there's been a shooting. somebody is apparently down. >> stay with me. >> reporter: we were with oakland police that night racing to that very shooting. when we arrived, officers tending to the man on the ground. oakland's police chief arriving telling us that the victim had died. >> in a city of 425,000, 65 homicides. so far this year. how do you explain it? >> it's clear that violence is an epidemic in this community and people have too easily access to firearms and they are overly willing to use them. >> reporter: less than a minute into our ride along with lieutenant lisa ausmus -- >> they're chasing a suspect with a gun right now. >> reporter: the man leaving the gun at or near this park allegedly full of kids. on this saturday night ausmus was in charge of policing over 200,000 people with only 38 officers. >> we just don't have the resources to respond to the
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calls. >> reporter: across the u.s., homicides in the first quarter already up by nearly 400 from last year, aggravated assault cases up by nearly 5,000. and just this weekend, a shooting in times square, after a dispute between street vendors, a stray bullet hitting a 21-year-old bystander and it's happening as departments are being defunded and they could lose 50 officers in the roughly 700-officer department. >> recruiting has been a challenge. retaining officers in a city this busy, in a city with this level of violence and under this much scrutiny. >> reporter: now, the chief and law enforcement experts say there is no single solution. it's not just about adding police and adding funding. they say they need community to agree on a shared goal and they need violence prevention measures. only the three of them together will work. michael? >> definitely need to find that balance.
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matt, thank you. robin? now to our abc news exclusive with america's top general in afghanistan. the taliban is gaining ground as the u.s. military withdraws from the region. our chief global affairs correspondent martha raddatz just back from that part of the world joins us now. good morning, martha. >> reporter: good morning, robin. the withdrawal of u.s. troops in afghanistan after nearly 20 years should be complete in a matter of weeks, even with the taliban making those major gains. it is an extraordinary view of history. bagram airfield where countless air strikes were launched over the past two decades, where bin laden's body was taken for identification after that daring raid, today nearly abandoned with the final drawdown almost complete. >> the clear objective is not only a safe but orderly withdrawal. if there are attacks we certainly have the ability to respond to those. >> reporter: with the taliban ss ghan generalcottely aw risks. >> how concerned are you?
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>> the loss of terrain has to be concerning. we're starting to create conditions here that doesn't -- won't look good for afghanistan in the future if there is a push for a military takeover. >> reporter: the u.s. invaded afghanistan because the taliban was harboring bin laden and al qaeda, but miller says the threat is still there. >> you have to pay attention to these groups and if you stop paying attention to them they'll oftentimes surprise you. >> reporter: general miller says the u.s. will keep an eye on afghanistan from afar but it is harder, says the general. he is also very mindful of what happened in iraq after the u.s. left when isis began sweeping through the country and u.s. troops were forced to return. robin? >> many are mindful of that. it's good to have you back, martha, thank you. whit? we want to switch gears and talk about the nba conference finals. the los angeles clippers keeping their dream alive beating the
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phoenix suns, 116-102, in game five. paul george leading the charge for the clippers scoring 41 points with two-time mvp finals kawhi leonard out. game six in los angeles on espn wednesday. do you remember a year ago it was the nba bubble? >> right. >> we had the fans beaming in. you could feel the energy of the fans in the arena. it's amaze glg great games, too. >> did you watch on vacation? >> every night. the kids wanted to watch movies. i wanted to watch basketball, sorry, kids. >> exactly. good games for sure. we're following a lot of other headlines this morning. including the holiday travel crush. 150 million set to hit the road and skies for the fourth of july weekend. surprise flight cancellations throwing plans into chaos. what you can do if you're flying. so many travelers head to the beach this weekend. the new warning about sharks after a little girl was bitten off the coast of north carolina. thankfully she is okay, but officials are urging everyone to stay vigilant. but first, let's go back to ginger. ging?
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>> reporter: robin, we had extreme heat on the west and east coast but in the middle it's all about the fast flooding and that jet stream really getting things going. midland, texas, another four plus inches through oklahoma as well, and we have pictures from not just around midland but the plains and now have flash flood and flood alerts from truth and consequences, new mexico, up to valparaiso, indiana. that includes chicago, much of the great lakes and midwest. see that, kansas city, flood warnings happening at this hour, if you get a warning do not drive. that is the easiest way to survive. all right, that tuesday trivia now sponsored by consumer cellular.
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first, though, the top hadlines we're following right now, including hundreds gathering overnight to remember the victims and those still miss ing from the building collapse. new pictures showed cracked concrete in the building's parking garage taken 36 hours before the tragedy and the city of miami beach announcing last night that it's canceling its annual fourth of july festival out of show of respect for the victims and their families. also right now, facebook's market value is officially more than $1 trillion. this comes after a judge dismissed two antitrust lawsuits ruling complaints by the federal trade commission and more than 40 states failed to prove that facebook is a monopoly. congress or the supreme court will likely get the final say. and take a look at this. a massive volcano erupting in costa rica early monday morning. you see that. the explosion sending smoke and ash nearly two miles high. we've got a lot more ahead including the new warning about sharks before you head to the
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beach this weekend, after a 7-year-old was bitten in north carolina, thankfully she is okay. plus, britney spears' sister jamie lynn is talking publicly for the first time since her passionate testimony calling for an end to her conservatorship. that is coming up later in the show, robin. but right now, the july 4th travel rush. so many flights already canceled and america's busiest highways are bracing for a huge spike in traffic. gio benitez still aboard the first cruise ship to leave since the industry restarted and joins us now with more on this. good morning, gio. >> reporter: hey, robin, good morning to you. this is just one way americans are traveling this summer from cruises to flights, to rental cars, everyone wants to get away and this weekend could be the busiest one yet. this morning, america bracing for a record travel rush. more than 47 million people expected to hit the roads and skies for the holiday weekend. potentially making it the second
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highest fourth of july travel volume on record. regardless of the pandemic. >> what's interesting compared to 2019 the travel volume is up. the 43 million americans that are going to be traveling by car for the holiday is 5% more than we saw in 2019. >> reporter: by air, 3.5 million are expected to fly. as airlines struggle to keep up with the rebound in demand this morning united airlines announcing its largest aircraft order ever, 270 jets worth an estimated $30 billion. but as passengers wait for more planes to be deployed, get ready for possible headaches. american airlines is still canceling dozens of flights per day because of a major pilot shortage and southwest has canceled hundreds in the last week blaming weather and i.t. issues and sage beil has been in l.a. visiting her grandchildren and was scheduled to fly home on a southwest
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flight saturday. >> they told the cancellation to denver was because of the weather. there was nothing going on with the weather at that time and they also canceled a flight today for me for a return flight and they're still blaming the weather. >> reporter: metro areas across america could see nearly double the drive-time delays. i-95 in boston could see a 330% spike in traffic. the worst of it all begins thursday afternoon. and there's no end in sight yet for those rental car prices, in some places prices are up by 300%. the average price in hawaii and alaska soaring to as high as $436 per day. so if you're traveling this weekend make sure to have flight status alerts turned on right on your phone use the airline's app or another called flight aware.
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that way if the flight is canceled you'll know right away and you can rebook right away. you have to do that as quickly as possible. >> gio, we're seeing hundreds of flight cancellations a day. when will there be some relief for travelers? >> reporter: so, we checked right now and this week american is canceling about 60 flights per day, southwest today has canceled already 33 flights, so clearly those numbers are better than they have been but we're still not there and told that it's going to take weeks, even months to get more people on the job so it's going to be a bit of a wait, robin. >> now to curiousty, where are you right now on the cruise? where is port? >> i'm off the coast of mexico. this is costa maya that we're approaching here. >> beautiful. good for you. thank you. michael. >> i'm looking. i don't have the ocean behind me in the studio. now we turn to yet another shark attack, this one at a north carolina beach. a shark biting a 7-year-old girl in the leg and thankfully she is okay. but many are worried about the
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safety of beaches heing to the july 4th weekend and erielle rorr: gd rning, michael. experts say those kind of attacks are rare but they can happen as more and more people are heading into the water this summer season and the shark population is steadily rising. this morning, officials urging beachgoers to remain vigilant after a little girl was apparently bitten by a shark off the coast of north carolina. emergency responders rushing to ocean isle beach sustaining injuries to her leg they say were consistent with a shark bite. >> when more people go in the water there is an increased opportunity for an interaction with a shark. >> reporter: but it comes as researchers say they've located a separate 12-foot great white named iron bound off the shores of north carolina monday. this video of that shark being tagged off nova scotia two years
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ago. in the west, a surfer bitten by a great white shark south of san francisco in the back of his right leg. >> i hustled over to him and the first thing he said was, shark bite, can you help me? and so i kind of immediately went into, you know, kind of this fight or flight mode and did my best to try and help him. >> reporter: bystanders helping to wrap the wound until paramedics could transport the 35-year-old man to the hospital. >> he lost about a pint of blood and they were able to put a turn torn quiet on. >> reporter: new drone video from earlier showing a shark swimming close to the site of that attack. >> increased likelihood will occur in the summertime when more are getting in the water and choosing to in and around seals, basically now swimming with their food. >> reporter: though these
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incidents are rare experts caution you to pay attention to your surroundings. >> people need to use common sense when they go to the beach. don't swim out in the middle of the food chain if you see seals feeding and birds diving, move down to the beach to a quieter place where you can go swimming and the whole food chain is not colliding. >> reporter: as you heard there experts say if you see seals along the shoreline do not get into the water. sharks can mistake us for their food. as for that little girl in north carolina she got some stitches in the hospital but she's okay. >> and that is some great news that she is okay. as he said in that piece use common sense. >> no question about it. still ahead here on "gma," coming up, jamie lynn spears' message to her sister britney. to her sister britney. looking it up in an encyclopedia. remembering phone numbers. renting movies from a store. running with a cd player. and having only one way to buy a car.
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always will, as long as she's happy. >> reporter: the 30-year-old "zoey 101" star speaking about the matters after her sister spoke out first. >> maybe i didn't support her with the way the public would like me to, but i've supported her long before there was a hashtag and i'll support her long after. >> reporter: the show of solidarity comes just days after britney spears pled for a judge to end the conservatorship, the 39-year-old megastar called it abusive and said it has controlled her finances and her life for more than a decade. her shocking courtroom allegations comparing her conservatorship to sex trafficking saying she's been exploited and embarrassed by those in control. spears testifying she's not allowed to ride in a car driven by her boyfriend or make her own decisions about birth control, marriage or having more children. >> i just want to let you guys know that i'm fine. i'm the happiest i've ever been in my life. >> reporter: and saying she
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hasn't been honest about being okay saying, i've lied and told the whole world i'm okay and i'm happy. i've been in denial. i have been in shock. i am traumatized but now i'm telling you the truth, okay, i'm not happy. i can't sleep. i'm so angry, it's insane. [ crowd chanting ] >> reporter: attorneys for spears' father saying she could have asked for the conservatorship to be dropped for years, but spears saying she didn't know that was an option, raising questions about her former legal counsel. >> i'm so proud of her for using her voice. i'm so proud of her for requesting new counsel like i told her to do many years ago. my sister knows i love and support her. >> reporter: jamie lynn also made it a point to say that she is not her family and only speaking on behalf of herself, and she's made a conscious choice to only participate in
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britney's life as a sister. not as an employee or anything else, only as a sister. >> bless her heart. thank you, janai. >> hopefully it all works out for her. first lady dr. jill biden covering her first issue of "vogue," what life is like inside the white house and one thing she and the president leave out of their dinners together. and next, we have our tuesday "play of the day." hi, verizon launched the first 5g network, and now we want to be the first to give everyone the joy of 5g by giving every customer a new 5g phone, on us, aha! old customers. new customers. families. businesses. in-laws. law firms. every customer. new 5g phones when you trade in your old ones. and if you're not a customer, we'll help cover the cost to switch. just ask wanda. she's been with us since... (gasps)... now. upgrade your phone. upgrade your network. from prom dresses to workouts and new adventures
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now to our "play of the day," and a longtime baseball fan who finally got her turn at bat. gwen goldman wrote a letter to the yankees 60 years ago when she was just 10 years old asking to be the team's batgirl. well, then yankees general manager roy ham turned her down writing in 1961, quote, i'm sure you can understand that it is a game dominated by men. a young lady such as yourself would feel out of place in a dugout. well, gwen's daughter decided it was time to make another request for her mom and current yankees general manager brian cashman o not too late to reward and recognition the ambition you showed in writing that letter to us as a 10-year-old girl. last night, there's gwen goldman walking onto the field, great to see that and there she is throwing out the ceremonial pitch. a lot better than that wrapper 50 cent. there she is in full uniform.
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here's what gwen had to say. >> you see, it was worth writing that letter. it was worth having that hope. it was worth pursuing it and trying it, and even if you didn't get it at first you know the old saying, you just keep on going. >> you know what, gwen is our perfect play of the day, and the yankees tweeted this powerful message, some dreams take longer than they should to be realized, but it should not dim with the passage of time. well done by gwen and the yankees. >> she looks great. >> fantastic. >> wonderful, way to go. we are live in nebraska, cornhusker state. "rise & shine." bounces back from the pandemic. >> sorry, 50 cent. ig moment. that's why there's otezla. otezla is not a cream. it's a pill that treats plaque psoriasis differently. with otezla, 75% clearer skin is achievable.
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good morni good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m. the race against time to find survivors in that deadly florida building collapse holding on to hope. overnight, hundreds attending a candlelight vigil. and, as the death toll climbs, the new pictures from the building's parking garage showing cracked concrete and standing water taken just 36 hours before the tragedy. life-threatening heat. record-breaking temperatures baking the east and west and fueling at least 52 wildfires from california to montana. ginger zee is tracking the latest. "gma" first look. first lady dr. jill biden on the cover of "vogue" talking about her life in the white house, teaching as first lady and the one thing she and the president
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leave out of dinner every night. also this morning, dee rees, the director behind "mudbound" and "pariah" breaking a new barrier in film. she joins us live. wild ride. this season of "the bachelorette" already off to a dramatic start. >> you're selfish, unkind and a liar. >> who went home? and the surprise twist no one saw coming. ♪ i feel alive ♪ and good morning from nebraska. time to "rise & shine" in the cornhusker state as the nation re-opens from the sprawling farmland and almost 80,000 miles of rivers to good sweets and good eats. nebraska welcoming back thousands of baseball fans for all: gamerica!ld series who
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♪ that last shout, hail state. hail state. good morning, america. great to be with you along with whit johnson and michael strahan who is back. >> i'm happy to be back and we are happy and excited to "rise & shine" from nebraska. kaylee, she is there. the state is home to the college baseball world series. the season was canceled in 2020 due to the pandemic and now this year, fans are back in the stands cheering on their teams. come on, robin. [ bell ringing ] >> mississippi state, baby. we'll have much more coming up. >> vanderbilt had their number in game one. >> i like how you keep the cow bell at the desk just in case. always prepared. >> just in case. also, expert tips for teens looking for summer jobs. who is hiring and while working remotely in a different city could be key. first, we have a lot of news we want to get to this morning.
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starting with the latest on that deadly building collapse in florida. this morning, we're learning more about the possible warning signs before the collapse. abc's victor oquendo is on the scene in surfside with more. good morning, again, victor. >> reporter: good morning, michael. search and rescue teams are forging ahead. the team currently on top of the pile have been there since midnight. we are now into day six of this urgent operation. overnight hundreds attending a vigil for the dead and missing on a nearby beach. now more than 300 rescue crews racing against the clock to try to find those still missing battling treacherous conditions. one worker falling 25 feet down the rubble. this morning officials holding on to hope. insisting that the search for the 150 people missing in the surfside condo collapse is still a rescue mission, not a recovery. >> our top priority continues to be search and rescue and saving any lives that we can. >> reporter: michael's
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grandmother has not been found, but two of her treasured family photos were just feet from the site and that gives him hope. >> we want to stand in the gap in the middle for so many people that were directly or indirectly affected by this, to give them hope that they're not alone. >> reporter: the investigation now trying to determine what could have caused this horrifying collapse. "the miami herald" publishing photos from a contractor taken 36 hours before the tragedy. the contractor telling the paper, there was standing water all over the parking garage noting cracked concrete and severely corroded rebar under the pool. no, engineers looking at this disturbing individuvideo frame , looking at the collapse. >> when i look at the video i feel like it starts from the bottom and working its way up, a failure concentrated at the bottom. >> reporter: a structural engineer who studied the 9/11
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pentagon collapse has been hired to inspect the building collapse, but this is going to be a very long process. that pile of rubble and debris, it is also evidence. it will have to be transported to a warehouse for inspection and right now the priority is still on search and rescue. michael? >> victor, thank you. robin? michael, now to the extreme heat hitting both coasts this morning and fueling the wildfires out west. ginger is tracking it for us and has the latest again. good morning again, ginger. >> reporter: good morning to you, robin. that record smashing heat wave in the west is coming to an end but it's still going to be very hot and have to tell you washington state had two locations where they were 118 degrees. that's hotter than las vegas, nevada, has ever been. not just all-time records but three days of it in portland. you know that dries out the soil and makes much worse for the foliage and that means wildfire and it's tougher to fight these fires. this is the lava fire. there are new evacuations near mt. shasta. 1,500 acres burning, 20%
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contained. brush fires burning like the peak fire and we'll see the heat stick around and move to the interior. that ridge, which was stronger than we've ever seen in our recorded history, by the way, slid into the northern rockies so idaho, montana down into utah and nevada. we will see the heat here along the east coast, wilmington to augusta, maine. guys? >> such appreciation for those firefighters. okay, ginger, thank you. whit? now to that major headline about juul. they agreed to pay a landmark settlement of $40 million, the first agreement in a series of lawsuits the company is facing over claims about its marketing practices. mona kosar abdi joins us with more on that. mona, good morning to you. >> reporter: whit, good morning to you as well. juul has agreed to pay the state of north carolina $40 million to settle a lawsuit that accuses th company of targeting underage users. the state accuses juul of marketing its e-cigarettes to attract teenagers. something the company has long
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denied doing. it's important to note that juul didn't admito any w doingain the public's trust. under the settlement juul is barred from advertising near schools or sponsoring concerts and retailers want them to use e first time a state has created an agreement like this with an e-cigarette company and it could pave the way for similar actions in other states. juul saying the settlement is consistent with its efforts to, quote, combat underage usage and advance the opportunity for harm reduction for adult smokers and will pay that $40 million over the course of the next six years. whit? >> thank you so much, mona. michael? coming up, first lady dr. jill biden on the cover of "vogue," pulling back the curtain on life in the white house. teens looking for a summer job right now. good morning from nebraska at the college world series. there they are, vanderbilt and who are they playing?
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♪ you're so golden ♪ beautiful tuesday morning here in times square. tomorrow morning we are saying "rise & shine" from ginger's home state of michigan as it re-opens. cannot wait for that. but now our "gma" cover story. first lady dr. jill biden on the cover of "vogue" magazine giving insight into her life in the white house, how it's affected her marriage and juggling it all as she continues to teach. janai is back with the first
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look. good morning again, janai. >> good morning again. dr. jill biden, the first lady who was also a second lady, a current professor who is sometimes called dr. b. informal settings she'll say to call her jill. how she's tackling those roles while serving the country. this morning, the first lady appearing on her first "vogue" cover. "gma" getting an exclusive first look at dr. jill biden pulls back the curtain on her life in the white house saying, i want the white house to feel comfortable. it's like my beach house where you feel like you can just come in and your bathing suit is sandy but it's okay to sit down on the chair. i want people to feel that way, that they're comfortable, that it's their house. not like, oh, i can't touch this. >> the reason she is an inspiration, i think, she's embraced her role with both hands and she's also kept her role as a teacher. you know, she's extremely inspiring as someone who can multi-task with a smile on her
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face and seems to everything possible and a sense of optimism and joy in everything that she does. >> reporter: since president biden took office six months ago the first lady has crisscrossed the country for speaking events saying she never takes her role for granted. when i became second lady, i always said, i will never waste this platform and now i have a bigger platform and there's so much to do. there is so much to do. dr. biden also juggling her career as an english and writing profesor. >> she is the first first lady to have a job outside the home. and being first lady is a full time job in itself but to dr. biden who has often said teach is not what i do, it's who i am, she came into this role of first lady saying i'm going to continue to teach. >> reporter: their busy schedules are a challenge. president biden telling "vogue" i miss her. i'm really proud of her, we have to figure out a way, and i mean
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this seriously, to be able to steal time for one another. the first lady agreeing saying they try their best to have dinner together. it's just part of the day that we set apart and we still light the candles, still the conversations, still put the phones away. "vogue" has a long history of featuring first ladies. every first lady going back to hoover with the exception of bess truman and melania trump were not featured in the magazine. really cool to learn more about the first lady. >> she has a lot of roles. >> we like seeing behind the scenes. thank you. >> thank you, as always. with so many teens around the country out there looking for summer job, right now the economy is starting to bounce back from the pandemic. rebecca jarvis is going to join us. she's going to tell us who is hiring. hey, rebecca. >> reporter: hey, michael. nice to see you. good morning. yeah, if you're a teen and you're looking for work at a hotel, a restaurant, a bar or a golf club, the world is your oyster right now. teen employment last month hit its highest level in a decade,
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and it is not too late to find work for the summer. here's how. for many teens like sara, last summer was a bit of a bust. days before starting her first job as a camp counselor the whole thing was called off. >> i was so bummed when they canceled it. >> reporter: from summer camps to restaurants to hotels the service industry was one of the hardest hit during the pandemic with the leisure and hospitality unemployment rate reaching a high of more than 39% last year. but that's all changing now and teens are some of the best positions to take advantage of the re-openings. >> the jump in employment for teenagers is unprecedented. the recovery is taking place in the industries that hire the most teens. food and beverage and retail. >> reporter: one of the biggest assets teens bring to the table, flexible hours. many businesses still hiring for seasonal work. >> we're also seeing the growth in employment because the recovery is taking place at a time when teens typically leave
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school and enter the workforce and last small businesses are cash strapped. teenagers offer the option of lower wages. >> reporter: to snag one of the millions of jobs available, experts recommend reapplying to places that might have fallen through last summer. sara did and starts training at the end of next month. >> i'll run the waterfront and boating so i'm in charge of teaching the girls how to canoe and the waterfront safety skills. >> reporter: and get comfortable casting a wide net. with remote work acceptable, you might even be able to get a job in a different city without ever having to travel there. >> when teenagers are thinking about different jobs they might take this summer, they can get creative and expand their choice set because they have the power right now. >> reporter: and while traditional job sites like linkedin and indeed and glass door might help you with your search if it's a local business you're applying to you might be better off going there in person. take a shower, clean up, get neat, get that resume together
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and be prepared, michael, to do the interview on the spot. a lot of companies might interview you if you walk right in their door and you are a great candidate, you're hired that day. >> i love your advice, get neat. take a shower. get neat. step one. >> reporter: take a shower, yeah. >> all right, thank you so much. >> great advice as always. it is time to head to nebraska. the latest stop on our cross-country tour as america re-opens. kaylee hartung is smack dab in the middle of it. and, kaylee, we heard nebraska calls itself the home of the reuben sandwich. we knew about the omaha steaks, not so much about this. but did you get to try one? >> reporter: robin, all the sauerkraut whit has ever wished for. >> it's all about the kraut.krau >> reporter: we have eaten so well. all about the kraut. you can't come here and not get a reuben, not get a steak, not
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get a milkshake from zesto's. what makes everything taste better the friendly and welcoming people along the way. the state motto says, it's time to get back to living the good life. we're rising and shining in the cornhusker state. nebraska's sprawling farmland home to nearly four times more cows than people. with natural wonders. no landlocked state has more water running through it than nebraska. there are nearly 80,000 miles of river to navigate including the elk horn river. tubing and adventures was struggling when covid hit. >> the water was over our head and we got wiped out. >> reporter: historic flooding in 2019 made floating the river impossible and when 2020 brought more uncertainty for brock barron, his loyal customers were there to help. >> it was pretty tough. all the unknowns was the tough part of the pandemic. a lot of support and, you know, people just reaching out providing donations to us to help us bounce back. >> people who love this place and wanted to make sure that
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they'd be able to come back here. >> yes, there's some very passionate people that love tubing and adventures and are part of our family. >> reporter: and baker's candy is making life sweeter. >> our chocolate is nebraska's thing. >> reporter: when the pandemic shut down the state's largest can canty outlet, todd baker and his family started selling their candy online for the first time. it was a boom for business. >> we were able to send it direct to our customers and for that reason 2020 ended up being a record year for us when it was all said and done. >> reporter: young entrepreneurs getting creative too. >> this particular facility that we're in right now is the village marketplace. >> reporter: with help from the omaha economic development corporation transforming refurbished shipping containers into affordable story fronts. >> it is a living, breathing working model of an infrastructure for another black wall street. they own property and they're making it accessible to people to come in and do business who
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have never done business before. >> reporter: during the pandemic, the fair village market place waving rent for its ten taints to help keep their small business dreams alive. >> hoping to be able to grow it. hoping they get so big they move out and bring new entrepreneurs into it. >> reporter: and when the pandemic forced crescent moon ale house to close its doors it was relying on an old classic that saved business. >> even though it was the pandemic people still wanted to have their reuben fix and get it and all the other things that went along with it. >> reporter: omaha claiming to be the birth place of the reuben sandwich, the team at crescent moon perfecting the recipe. >> there's a lotil u ve a t fvollelgeth t make, e great wi>>ep to me sandwich you need high quality meat and just good meats in
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omaha delivers the best. >> when you think of nebraska you think of beef and here at just good meat we have the best beef. >> reporter: when the pandemic reached its peak and stores ran out of supply, just good meats met the demand. >> they were hoarding meat. coming in like it was toilet paper and we felt we were essential in that part. we wanted to help everybody we could. >> reporter: now they're joining us in saying -- >> all: "rise & shine," nebraska. >> reporter: it was stunning to hear from the fuller family at just good meats, what that demand looked like. they're used to people coming in for six steaks and a couple of pounds of ground meat but during the pandemic they were loading up on 20 t-bones at the time and 20 pounds of ground beef. they're still feeling the after effects of the pandemic. they're still pushing through to recovery and help, the hundreds of thousands who have come for the college world series. we have more on that coming up, robin. >> we cannot wait to talk to you about it. >> probably feeling the
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after-effects of 20 t-bones. >> kaylee, we'll check back with you in just a moment. now ginger is in her home state of michigan. we'll "rise & shine" from there tomorrow, aren't we, ginger? >> reporter: we are and right now we have the grand travis bay, the west star on the southern tip with the topography dodging showers and this cooler air is coming for you. that high will scoot east and will break up. there will be severe storms with this but also much cooler temperatures on the order of 20 degrees or more dropping in the next couple of days. inland. tonight back in the mid-50s to low 60s.
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now to another dramatic episode of "the bachelorette." katie thurston sending four guys home and a familiar face making an appearance. erielle reshef has all the details. erielle, good morning. it's getting heated already. >> reporter: it sure is, whit. good morning to you. katie promised us a wild ride and it is shaping up to be just that and last night's familiar face back in the mix and four guys sent packing. four episodes into katie's journey to find love and "the bachelorette" drama is building. >> she needs to know about this. this cannot go under the rug. >> reporter: katie kicking things off with a group date featuring truth or dare. >> are you nervous? go! >> the guys really impressed with me with leaning into it and having fun and being uncomfortable. >> reporter: but -- >> little did the guys know the biggest challenge is still coming up. >> reporter: one challenge really spicing things up. >> oh, my god. >> what's wrong?
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>> yeah. >> oh! >> reporter: and then the twist. blake from tayshia's season is back. >> hi. >> you look so good. >> reporter: katie giving him a shot at winning her heart. >> oh, my gosh. what the hell? >> yeah, i know. >> reporter: back at the house it was thomas bearing the brunt of the guys' frustration. >> there's been a pattern of manipulative behavior with him. >> facing mounting accusations he's not there for the right reasons. >> he basically had to be asked several times, hey, man, when you came out here, was your intention to be the bachelor? it wasn't until the fourth time hunter asked him that he said yes, when i came out here i wanted to be the bachelor. >> reporter: defending himself at the cocktail party. >> these guys went to paint me into something i'm not and i'm telling you right now they have no idea of my heart. they don't understand the way i
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feel which look at you. >> reporter: but in the end katie wasn't convinced. >> you're selfish, unkind and a liar. your bachelor audition ends tonight. so get out. >> reporter: and several former members of bachelor nation have praised katie for her authenticity and transparency throughout the season. but the big question remains will she find love? you'll have to tune into "the bachelorette" monday nights on abc. >> just getting started, erielle. thanks. we'll be right back.
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independence day. >> thank you. we'll have another abc7 news update in 30 minutes. you can welcome back to "gma." w shine" from the home of the college baseball world series. omaha, nebraska, a champion could be crowned on the diamond as early as tonight. and, kaylee, i know you've been taking in all the excitement. please share with us, kaylee. >> reporter: robin, i wish you could have been here with us last night. this place was packed. a sold out crowd of 25,000 people for the first game of that three-game series. but what you see right now, these stands empty behind me, this is what it looked like a year ago when the pandemic stole seball and fexbangtement runnges
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teams in college baseball fight for a national title. thiss a packed ballpark. it's like sports fans from the college world series, a bucket list trip. >> the fans love to come here. i think they're surprised by what nebraska and omaha have to offer. the people in our city embrace hosting the event. >> reporter: for more than 70 years omaha, nebraska, has been the home of the college world series. [ cheers ] every year some 300,000 fans traveling from all over the country to cheer on their favorite teams. visitors flocking to the omaha baseball village, massive pop-up block party. i'll take it. hey, coach. thanks, coach. the game, the atmosphere, all adding to the experience. [ cheers ] during the two-week tournament the local economy gets a nearly $90 million boost, a big win for
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omaha. >> what does the college world series mean to the city of omaha and its people? >> it's become a fabric of our community. >> reporter: jack runs the nonprofit community group that organizes the college world series. just like his father did before him. >> we're happy to give back to the community and give back to our state something that the people that live here can feel good about. >> reporter: in 2020 the pandemic threw a curveball shutting down the college baseball season leaving the stands, these hotels and bars like the old mattress factory empty. >> it was this unbelievable feeling that it was gone, it wasn't there, it wasn't going to happen. >> not only is it financially, you know, hard on the people that work for us and are part of what we do but when you see their faces and meet our staff you'll see this is more than an income to them. this is a way of life. they have so much fun. we're a family. >> reporter: devin jacobson runs
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blatt beer and table, just steps away from the ballpark. >> is there any better location for a bar? >> no. it's really good. >> reporter: but the college world series is critical for business. >> how did you survive 2020? >> it was hard. we lost about two-thirds of our sales and passed our 2020 sales already. >> how good goss it feel to have baseball back? >> it's amazing. we're thrilled to have everyone back. it doesn't seem like summer without baseball in omaha. >> reporter: for anyone who loves college baseball or just loves to have a good time i cannot recommend it enough. the college world series should be on your bucket list. mississippi state fans have flooded omaha but you guys know vanderbilt won game one. let's hope i can keep the peace between these two until game two tonight. >> the state fans have flooded with their cow bells. kaylee, other college championhips, you know, they move different cities every year. omaha, why does omaha keep
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getting to host the college world series? and thank goodness that they do. >> reporter: isn't that the truth, robin? omaha has become the destination for college baseball because of the way that this city has embraced the event and really helped it grow in partnership with the ncaa over the years. right now they're under contract to keep the college world series in omaha until at least 2035. you'll see a lot of these guys here over the years. these are two of baseball's powerhouses. there's good baseball left to be played, right, guys? yeah, yeah, yeah? you can hear the excitement. >> the mascots -- >> they're not allowed t r aylee, thank you so much. i was there at the stadium late '80s covering mississippi state, will clark was the star. remember will clark? >> yes, i do. i'm a giants fan so -- >> my voice sounded like this, channel 13, the news for southwest mississippi.
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it was a great time. >> i think you should bring that voice back. >> we have some helium in the back. >> it's long
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what if you could push a button and less carbon would be put into the air. if there were a button that would help you use less energy, breathe cleaner air, and even take on climate change... would you press it?
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we are back now with the author behind "nobody's seen th" a powerful road map to help
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black women find the balance between strength and vulnerability. dr. inger burnett iegler with her debut novel. good morning, doctor. >> good morning, michael. thank you so much for having me. >> thanks for being here. dr. ziegler. african-american women experience posttraumatic stress at a higher rate than other women. you say eight in ten have experienced some form of trauma. why is it important to bring attention to this? >> indeed. i wrote "nobody knows the trouble i've seen" because there are far too many black women experiencing emotional pain to trauma and not enough people paying attention. we're experiencing pain related to unresolved family trauma, the suffering that comes with the racism and discrimination that we encounter on a day-to-day basis, being denied opportunities that we know are
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rightfully ours, and simply the pressure of having to do it all, carrying the weight of the world on our shoulders. we're holding this pain on the inside. we're holding it on the inside like a ticking time bomb but it's really eating away at us. it's causing emotional suffering, mental health problems, physical health problems. we know that stress and trauma are literally reducing the years of life of black women as black women have a lower life expectancy than white women. through this book, i wanted to raise awareness to that to show the other side of strong black women and provide that road map to healing to let black women know that there is healing and coping from all of the trauma that we've endured. >> dr. ziegler, sometimes people don't even recognize the symptoms of trauma within themselves. what are some of the warning signs? >> sure. you know, trauma can show up in so many different ways in different people and through the book i try to show the different ways that trauma can show itself.
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it can be intense anxiety and worry about going out into the world, making it difficult to leave the home. making it difficult to trust in other people because we don't know who is going to cause us harm. we never know when the next bad thing is going to happen. it can be -- trauma can show up in our bodies, tightness and tension in the shoulders, shortness of breath, discomfort in our belly, shaking, stomachaches. signs of trauma can be depression, feelings of hopelessness and worthlessness because time after time after time bad things continue to happen to us. and so it can show up in a variety of different ways and i hope that through this book people can start to take a self-assessment and see how trauma might be showing up in their own lives. >> a big part of what you preach is self-care. what are everyday self-care practices that people could do?
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>> self-care is so important, especially for black women who tend to deprioritize our own needs in service of others. and so to start, you know, we have to make ourselves a priority. our mental health, our physical health is urgent. we need to be well and the world needs us to be well. we have to practice forgiveness. there's so much shame and self-blame about the things that -- the unfair hand that life has dealt to us that we have to begin to let a lot of that go. in order to prioritize ourselves we have to set clear boundaries. we have to put ourselves first and that means -- often means saying no to other people. and most importantly we have to open ourselves up to the community of support that's around us. so often we keep our pain and suffering on the inside denying ourselves the people that are
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there to support us, that are there to give us comfort in cheering us on. when we're vulnerable, when we let people know what we're going through, we open ourselves up to the love and support that is around us. >> dr. ziegler, thank you so much this morning. very important message and very important book. we really appreciate your time. >> thank you so much. >> all right, "nobody knws the trouble i've seen" is out today. now we got to ginger. hey, ginger. >> reporter: hey there, michael. leading up to "rise & shine," michigan, my home state tomorrow, my crew and i are fueling ourselves, breakfast, lunch and dinner with cherry pie because the national cherry festival happens here this weekend. while we have rain falling on our pie this morning, it will be so much better. we had a state of emergency on sunday here in the state of michigan because of all the water. we're going to get rid of that and send it to the east and have a nice weekend ahead so great news there. michigan, by the way, number one
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producer of the tart cherry in we are waking up to fewer clouds which means more sunshine and warmer temperatures today. averaged to a bit now to our july "gma" book club pick, a wonderful novel based on a true story of one of the most powerful people in the 1900s, new york high society. her real identity and the lengths she goes to keep it secret. let's see what it is. ♪ >> it's "the personal librarian" by marie benedict and victoria christopher murray, one of our producers, described it as a cross between "bridgerton"
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and "secession." here's marie and victoria. >> good morning, america. >> and i'm marie benedict. >> this is a story of belle. she was bold, vibrant and she was black. >> belle had to pass as white when she became the powerful personal librarian to j.p. morgan and hid her identity in plain sight saying just because i'm a librarian doesn't mean i have to dress like one. >> we are so excited to talk with you about "the personal librarian." >> our deb roberts is sitting down to talk with them about belle's story. you can see that right here on
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back now as we celebrate pride month, ten years since the breakthroughthrough film "pariah" debuted. director dee rees is becoming the first african-american female director to have a film in the criterion collection which contains some of the greatest movies of all time. dee, dee, i know you're filming another film in london. thank you for being with us. congratulation. >> hey, robin. thanks so much for having me. it's incredible to be here. >> one of the film's most prestigious honors, welcoming "pariah" into its fold like this, the film about one young woman's coming out journey.
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did you ever imagine it reaching these heights and having the impact it has? >> you know, honestly making "pariah" was such a labor of love. i mean it took us like several years to raise the money for it. then it took us a year to edit it. honestly just getting the film across the finish line felt like the win and so, you know, our hope in making it was just that it would help people like see themselves differently and see the world differently and just, you know, have some idea of themselves as meaningful, you know, loving people in the world. so i had never imagined it going this far but i'm so glad it did. >> it has legs, baby. it has legs. it is still running and in this clip -- >> as an artist the highest honor is people still want to watch your film ten years later. the fact that with the
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to find new fans is the most fulfilling part of the >> finding a new audience all this time later. i want to play a clip. she was raised in a religious family and wants to come out to her dad. >> what if the person is kind of like a friend but you know they like you more than that? >> i think that's the best way to start is friends. >> what if, what if the person is -- >> what's his name? what grade is he in? i'm going to look his [muted] up in the system. wait till i tell your momma. >> you used to write poems like she did in the movie. >> yep. >> how much does the script draw on your own life, dee? >> i would say, you know, like alika i came from a middle class very kind of conservative background. but unlike her, i was raised in nashville, tennessee, so i'm a suburban kid. when i moved to brooklyn, i was own away by seeing teenagers
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who not only knew who they were already, but weren't afraid to be that. this film is imagining who would i have been if i had known earlier. alika, she knows who she is, but doesn't know how to be that. it's transposing those ideas and that opening club scene honestly was my first experience going to a club where i was completely overwhelmed, head on a pivot looking everywhere. so i want the to bring that heart to the film and personal lived experience to it and try to give her the life of an artist also as, you know, a part of her identity. >> how was it when your family saw the film for the first time with you? >> so i remember the first time my parents saw the it was in tribecca. focus features did this screening in this tiny hotel. erly 20 seats so not a lot o
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was akin a leaf.d afterwards th. this needs to be seen. these stories need to be told and to this day i think she sends adepero christmas stockings. that's how profound it was. >> that's who played the main character that you're referring to in the film. so many struggle with living their truth. what do you say and want to say to someone watching that this morning and they find themselves in that position, dee? >> yeah, i think the only thing that you can do is be as authentically yourself as you can. given what you have and given where you are and as you gain more agency and more kind of control of your circumstances, you can hopefully bloom more fully and completely into who you want to be on all aspects. . so pu. so incredibly proud of you. > thank you so much, robin. >> i know you don't do a lot of >> for you, always. for you, always. >> we wanted to say congratulations.
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i'm going to ring. [ bell ringing ] >> thanks to everybody at home for watching. we appreciate you waking up and joining us on this tuesday morning. have a great day everybody. >> "rise & shine".
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good morning everyone. here is a look at traffic. >> thank you. good morning. look at this big back up forming here on south 680 in walnut creek. we have a crash before gary road. at least one lane is blocked. heads up if this is part of your commute. an alert in emeryville impacting east 80. you see the far left lanea hard closure in effect until further notice. good morning. let's talk about today. we've got pretty nice air quality. look at that grass pollen. t.'s the only thing th ks warmest okthe 60s half moon bay, 70s near 80 around the bay. we start off july cooler than
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average. >> thank you. it's time for live with it's time for live with kelly and deja vu: it's live with kelly and ryan! today, actress catherine zeta-jones. and from the tv show clarice, kal penn. plus, country sensation kelsea ballerini. and tips to keep your dogs healthy and happy this summer. all next on live! and now, here are kelly ripa and ryan seacrest! -[crew applauding] -good morning, hi! -good to see you. hey, it is tuesday, june 29th. -good to have you with us today. -hi. [applause] isn't it dumb how fast june goes when you know february would still be on, like, february 3rd? -[laughing] it just lingers. -yeah, it lingers.


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