Doug Levitt and his Explorations with the Greyhound Diaries

The Greyhound Diaries is a literary and musical exploration that seeks to bring out the stories of the low-class. The stories are written from the perspective of Doug Levitt as he travels through the Greyhound Bus. He has spent the past ten years traveling by bus. Throughout his journeys, he has managed to cover over 100,000 miles. He has listened to stories of travelers in his journeys. He expressed the stories in the form of images, songs, and stories. The purpose of Doug Levitt’s project is to talk about the struggling people in the American society.


Before his journeys, Doug Levitt worked as a foreign correspondent who was located in London. He developed an interest in music and later decided to combine music with storytelling. He relocated to Nashville where he signed a deal with a popular producer in the region. He was able to produce several albums under the Greyhound Diaries series. Levitt has managed to capture over 10,000 images from the project. He has presented the project in the form of songs, shows, and live performances.


Doug Levitt decided to travel through the Greyhound bus for six weeks. During that time, he was able to mingle with strangers where he shared his life experiences. He interacted with the poor Americans and heard their stories. They mostly shared their experiences, memories, and events that changed their lives. Doug Levitt felt the need to share that information with the rest of the world. He created the Greyhound series where he has put down several publications on the same stories.


David had traveled 80,000 miles through America by the year 2012. He had a huge collection of pictures, songs, and stories that he shares with others. He managed to take more than 10,000 photographs which he uses to explain the stories. However, Doug’s aim is not to break people’s hearts as they look at the struggling and helpless people. He wants to give them hope. He is trying to inspire others by letting them know that they are not alone when they go through several difficulties. People from good backgrounds ought to be thankful for what they have.

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