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calling 844-844-2424. or visit my24info.com. good morning, america. happening now -- the blizzard of 2016, one for the record books. three major cities paralyzed. in new york city, the travel ban. the orders -- stay off the streets. >> you should not be on the road. >> even new york's governor pitching in. look at this. philly, the car crashes. crews working round the clock and the major pile-ups on this highway in pennsylvania. 500 vehicles stranded. >> we have been stuck in the truck for 13 1/2 hours. in the nation's capital, one of the largest storms in history. d.c., socked in. the plowing nonstop. plus this morning, the jersey shore. icebergs floating in the streets.
frigid water rushing straight through town. virginia, the heavy snow caving in roofs. buildings and barns collapsed. the misery factor so high this morning, as some struggle to dig out. others, ready to dive in. >> oh, my gosh. i was not tempted to do that yesterday. not even slightly. but she was. >> she's braver than all of us at this table. good morning, everyone. we're coming to you from a crippled new york city, literally shut down after one of if not the biggest snowfalls ever. >> and new york by no means the only target of this blizzard. this is a live look at the flooded jersey shore. remember, this is just three years after superstorm sandy. more troubles for that region. check out this video -- dump
trucks ready to pitch in, ready to move in. washington, d.c., along with philadelphia as well, all paralyzed this morning. >> look at this. this is time-lapsed imagery out of virginia. it was coming down in some places at a clip of two inches an hour. it is amazing to watch. >> it looks benign. but we can't forget that the storm is beautiful and awe-inspiring, but it was also dangerous. at least 17 dead across 8 states from this system and more than 80,000 customers are without power from the carolinas all of the way to new york. >> the blizzard creating travel havoc as well. more than 11,000 flights cancelled since friday. >> full-team coverage this morning of the blizzard of 2016. we kick it off with rob in new york city. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, paula. this was a generational storm, one you will tell your kids and grandkids about.
it's multifaceted. and the breadth of it, you were impacted anywhere on the east coast. but new york city bore the brunt. this morning, a deadly winter storm for the record books. the city that never sleeps looking like a desolate, frozen tundra. >> i was at a loss. i mean, i was in complete panic mode. >> reporter: new york city caught right in the bull's-eye of a blizzard of epic proportions. the storm affecting millions of people in the nation's largest city. burying it underneath 26 inches of snow. at some points, falling at a rate of four inches an hour. violent winds making for whiteout conditions. vehicles spinning, skidding and sliding. >> travel is now banned. unless it is truly an emergency, you should not be on the roads. >> a citywide ban on travel crippling new yorkers for nearly 17 hours. the roads although empty nearly impassable. police cars, even ambulances, no
match for this monster storm. >> i saw it stuck. i did what i could to get it out. >> reporter: the governor even getting out of his car to help a stranded motorist on the highway. buses are shut down, subways only operating in the areas below ground. >> lay low, don't travel if you don't need to. a lot of cleanup to do. and it's still not going to be entirely safe. >> reporter: manhattan enlisting a convoy of nearly 1,800 snowplows to help dig this city out. >> give us time. everybody, stay in the house, and we should be able to do our job. >> reporter: they're doing a pretty good job of that. we are at the cornerstone of the upper west side. the roadways at least are starting to clear out. we broke a record for the 24-hour snow total in a storm. but for a storm total we're 0.1 away from an all-time record. just an incredible amount of snow falling here in new york.
quite honestly, much more than we forecast. let's say that we nailed the forecast down south and d.c. but in this area, new york city, this one overachieved, to say the least. >> the atmosphere can always surprise us. no question about that. the roads are remarkably clear given the amount of snow we received. rob, great job out there. we'll come back to you in just a minute. we want to move on now to the nation's capital. the blizzard blasting the beltway, roadways and major monuments covered. dangerous snow, so deep in washington, even fire trucks and ambulances needed help. and abc's david kerley joining us right now. good morning, david. >> reporter: good morning. this is digout day. look at this army of trucks here in washington, with this historic amount of snow they have to move and remove today. overnight, the plows didn't stop working as the snowfall came to an end. the great digout well under way.
the highways, the side streets -- this was one for the record books. >> think of it as a hurricane but with snow and cold weather. >> reporter: an historic storm. in washington, more than 17 inches according to the weather service, making it the fourth largest storm in history. for baltimore, a new all-time record, more than 29 inches. and now, the chore of clearing all that snow. reopening cities. here on capitol hill, you can see that the trucks are already coming. in fact, they're lining up, filled with snow and then the loaders are taking all this snow and moving it over here, creating little snow hills, which will be snow mountains. because there's so much to remove. crews that spent saturday clearing sidewalks. you shoveled this sidewalk five, six times? >> around ten times. >> reporter: ten times? >> yeah. >> reporter: will clear them again today.
in virginia, the governor met with the emergency crews working around the clock, they expect to be removing snow well into the week. the governor telling residents to give those crews a chance. >> this is the critical part, a lot of snow and people are going to feel, i have to get outside. we're fine with you going outside. but just don't go out in your cars. >> reporter: buildings buckled under the weight of the snow. the historic theater in virginia. a barn in maryland. where 12 horses were pinned until rescued. and last night in downingtown, pennsylvania, a 64-foot hole as five feet of snow collapses through the roof. along with all the work on highways, airports are scrambling to clear runways and taxiways. flights not expected to return to washington until tomorrow. the washington airport shut down today. up and down the east coast, a similar story as they try to bring the planes back. and these trucks have to clear the roads to the airports.
already, 600 flights have been cancelled tomorrow. it's going to take a couple of days to get everything running again. paula? >> they have done already a great job. and the real work begins today. david, thank you. people on the jersey shore, fearing a repeat of hurricane sandy. suffering a one, two, three punch. the blizzard, snow, powerful winds and surging sea water left entire towns flooded. our team coverage continues with linzie janis. in ocean city for us this morning. hi, linzie. >> reporter: good morning, paula, the misery is not over yet for the jersey shore. here in ocean city, where rushing floodwaters were several feet deep, carrying those icebergs down the street. you can see the water has receded quite a bit. but high tide is on its way. it's going to rise again very quickly. this morning, the jersey shore bracing for another round of flooding. out at sea, the massive nor'easter ripping up waves more than 25 feet high. our new york station, wabc, was
there as the storm's high tide rushed in, submerging entire communities in up eight feet of water. >> lot of obstacles. along the roadway. >> reporter: the towns hardest hit by superstorm sandy in 2012, bearing the brunt once again. >> stay off the roads, if you need anything, give us a call. >> reporter: chunks of ice floating down this street in ocean city. seawater flooding coastal highways. stranding hundreds of residents who had to wait for emergency crews to evacuate them. these streets are still flooded, and it's low tide. look at the water just coming in to this home, and let me show you what happened at high side when the water was waist high, it carried that picnic table into the center of the street. the car in atlantic city, almost completely submerged. this plow trying to tackle the snow, stuck in the floodwaters. winds gusting up to 72 miles per hour, downing power lines, leaving more than 60,000 homes
and businesses across new jersey in the dark. this empty ferris wheel spinning by the wind's power alone. this is the worst storm to hit the jersey shore since superstorm sandy. for many areas it wasn't near as bad. but to the south, cape may, new jersey, they had record tide levels, over 9 feet, that was worse than sandy. the current coming in there, the high tide coming in once again. >> sandy was such a disaster for that area. we're thinking of them this morning. linzie, thank you. we want to move to the third major american city paralyzed this morning, philadelphia, blanketed under almost 22 1/2 inches of snow. eva pilgrim is there. good morning to you. >> reporter: dan, the clock is ticking for hundreds of drivers stuck here on the pennsylvania turnpike.
imagine being stuck here along the interstate, for two nights in the dangerous, freezing cold, emergency responders are hopeful today's improved conditions will help get traffic moving. dangerous roads, leaving drivers this morning stranded. >> this is horrible. we have been stuck in the truck for 13 1/2 hours. >> reporter: 500 vehicles waking up for the second morning still stuck on a western pennsylvania highway. 86 miles of the pennsylvania turnpike closed. this bus now a makeshift home to duquesne university men's basketball team, stranded since friday, heading home from a game at george mason. >> it's been up to 16 hours in the same spot. we don't know when -- if we'll be moving again. >> reporter: in the meantime, travelers getting out of their cars, gathering together for a catholic mass. ♪ >> reporter: this group of high schoolers trying to get back to kentucky after visiting d.c. for the march for life, knowing the
storms were coming, they left early, hoping to beat the blizzard. >> then we got stopped last night around 7:30, and now we're stuck. >> reporter: they have been sitting here for more than 30 hours. >> we're moving! >> reporter: the state police, national guard and firefighters working urgently trying to get these drivers on the move. >> we haven't had any food since yesterday. >> reporter: in philadelphia, snow-covered roads made a busy day for roadside assistance. >> roads were looking good, as soon as they plowed them, they started filling back up again. >> reporter: cars crashing into each other, even flipping over on mostly deserted roads. crews working around the clock trying to clear the way. >> one after another truck stuck. it's just nonstop. doesn't seem like we're getting anywhere, to be honest. >> reporter: any time you head out on the road during the
winter, make sure you have an emergency kit -- a blanket, sleeping bags, water, snacks. really come in handy, something to clean your car off with, a flashlight and just in case -- a shovel, to be able to dig your car out. this will make having to wait for help that much easier. >> eva, thank you. >> ron adds he travels with a st. bernard in his trunk. >> with a little bit of brandy. >> yeah. >> with a little bit of food. >> okay. thanks, again, eva. we should point out that there's a lighter side to this blizzard. check out this video we spotted. going viral right now. >> go. >> oh, wow. >> oh, my god. >> cold, huh? >> she acts like she's surprised. >> runs in the house.
any of you tempted to go outside at all? >> no. >> even with layers, i didn't want it to hit any part of my skin. >> look at this. we got these two guys who do it, too. i agree with you, ron. but they not only dive but they swim. >> ron, do you want to race me? >> no. >> that's the west virginia swimming and diving team. look at that form, they did it perfect. >> they did it twice. >> my favorite moment of the show yesterday when we talked to ron outside. ron, how are you doing? he said not well at all. >> you wanted the truth. >> i always expect truth from you. all right, let's get it back out to rob marciano, the question right now is, when will all this stuff melt? rob, what can you tell us? >> yeah, the answer to that question is easy -- in spring. if not summer. hopefully we'll get a little bit of melting.
today, you can see my breath, the temperature is in the lower 20s. you got to climb over these big banks that these snowplows have piled up. in a city like new york, there's not a lot of space to put it. it's certainly a challenge for the snowplows. all right, let's broaden this out and show you where the jackpots were, so to speak, biggest snow totals. they were down to the south, where they thought they'd be. in and around the d.c. area, points west. shepardstown, west virginia, 40.5 inches. round hill, virginia, 36.3 inches. somerset, pennsylvania. allentown, 31.9 inches. blowing snow around, at least in the morning. it start to taper off in the afternoon. still some blowing and drifting this morning, just know that. wind chills will be brutal. even with the sun coming up. so, be aware of that. we'll start to warm things up tuesday and wednesday. until then, we'll be stuck freezing.
so, this stuff isn't going anywhere quickly. if you have some sunshine where you are, enjoy it. a high tide happening right now, still some residual coastal flooding. just not as bad as yesterday. >> city's beautiful right after a snowstorm. it's the day or two after that, it gets a little nasty. take it easy if you're shoveling. we'll get through this together. we 2350i7b8 finally get a
snowstorm in the east, just didn't want one this big. dan and paula, back over to you. >> it looks like our city's finest could use some help getting their vehicles out. rob, if you can do that. >> yeah, okay. that guy's going for a jog in this stuff. amazing. >> all right, rob, we'll check in with you in a little bit. time to talk about something not nearly as predictable as the weather, politics. just when you thought the presidential race couldn't get more bizarre, surprise. another billionaire, michael bloomberg, is taking steps toward throwing his name in the ring while donald trump finds a controversial way to boast about the loyalty of his supporters. cecilia vega with the many political angles this morning. >> reporter: paula, what is going on? i think for the first time, it's warmer here with less snow in iowa than where you are. you mentioned michael bloomberg, people close to him are telling us he has until march to decide
whether to enter into the race. eight days until the caucus. donald trump, he starts his day by going to church. just how loyal are donald trump's supporters? >> i could stand in the middle of 5th avenue and shoot somebody and i wouldn't lose any voters, okay? it's incredible. >> reporter: this morning the gop front-runner under fire for yet another controversial comment. >> i have no intention of shooting anybody in this campaign. >> if you shot somebody you would probably be convicted of first-degree felony and sent to prison. >> reporter: but trump will not be the only billionaire in the race for very long. abc news confirmed that former new york city mayor michael bloomberg is contemplating mounting a third-party run. trump telling george stephanopoulos last week, he'd welcome a bloomberg bid. >> he would be, i think, take a lot of votes away from hillary. it's going to be hillary. >> reporter: hillary clinton raking in a coveted endorsement from the des moines register and in a blow to the two gop front-runners, the influential
paper endorsed marco rubio. ted cruz collecting a big endorsement of his own, conservative media personality glenn beck. >> his word is his bond. >> reporter: but this morning, it is a younger cruz's personality on full display in this new clip posted on youtube. the teenager talking about his life goals, seems to know exactly what he wants. >> take over the world. world domination. yeah, rule everything. rich, powerful -- that sort of stuff. >> reporter: just a little world domination. here it is, this is that coveted des moines register endorsement here in iowa. it's not a ringing endorsement. the pap irsaer it's not a ringing endorsement. the pap irsae says she's not th perfect candidate. she said yesterday she was happy to have it. >> she'll take it. all right, cecilia vega, we appreciate it. let's go to washington and martha raddatz. martha, good morning.
first thing, congratulations on behalf of my comrades on the weekend desk. our viewers may not know this, but you have just been named as the co-host of abc's "this week" as your friend and colleague of 15 years, bravo. >> well, thank you. thanks to all of you. i'm very proud and very honored to be a part of that show. >> excellent. so let's put you to the test then, let me ask you about bloomberg, he has flirted with a presidential run before. how likely do you think he is to actually jump in? what are the major variables here? >> the billionaire mayor needs two things. the republicans nominate someone like trump or ted cruz. democrats nominate democratic socialist bernie sanders or a very wounded hillary clinton dogged by say e-mails and questions about her honesty, then bloomberg may jump in, dan. >> given that no independents have ever won, he has some liberal positions on things like gun control, what are his chances of winning if he jumps in?
>> it's an uphill battle. even with the $1 billion he's allegedly willing to spend. given his wall street ties, it's hard to see who he steals more votes from. he would run as a bipartisan problem solver, according to aides. while there's no historical precedent, what does history know about 2016? everything about this race has been atypical, to say the least, dan. >> yeah, he said he's willing to spend $1 billion reportedly. he does have that going for him. all right, martha, you passed. you did a really good job of that. >> good to hear. >> well done, and a huge congratulations. martha has a big show this morning. she'll be going one-on-one with democratic candidate bernie sanders and also republican jeb bush. that's later this morning on "this week," right here on abc. >> you passed as well. >> i did? >> yep, flying colors.
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welcome back to "good morning america" on a big and busy sunday morning. the massive cleanup happening right now. up and down the east coast. we're taking a live look right now at all of the heavy machinery needed to get rid of all of this snow. after one of the worst winter storms ever to hit this country. parts of washington, d.c., slammed with more than 30 inches. the work to remove the snow is already under way to prepare for the busy work week. also hit hard, the jersey shore, where a dangerous mix of snow, high tides and a record storm surge flooded streets with ice and frigid ocean water. it was a one-two-three punch. the area battered during the blizzard. in some of the same spots that are still recovering from superstorm sandy this morning. tens of thousands of people in the storm's path are without power. >> high misery factor for a lot
of people this morning. also coming up -- so many people obsessed with the case from the new netflix show "making a murderer." steven avery, the convicted killer at the center of the show. he sent a letter to a reporter from our abc affiliate in milwaukee. what he told her, and my trip there, later. but first, digging out from the mountains of snow. >> progress is being made. still a whole lot of work to do. lot of people are worried about getting to work tomorrow. let's get to indra petersons with more. we were kind of able to get to work today but barely. >> reporter: it does look pretty good on the roads. no one said el nino does not bring snow. newark, new jersey, saw possibly a record of 28.1 inches of snow. sure, december was warm. now it's like a winter wonderland out here. that's great for a weekend.
but now, people need to get back to work. this is the concern. two feet of snow across much of the transit across the area. here's the good news, look outside, it's gorgeous today. city officials said this is the hope they need. hopeful they'll be able to clear the railroads. but the airports, all three major airports with over 2 feet of snowfall on the ground. 11,000 cancellations in the last three days, possibly another 600 tomorrow. you're going to feel those compounding delays across the country for some time. as you said, here's the good news, this is a possibly historic system that cruised across jersey, new york, d.c., but look at the roads right now. they look good. so, if you're planning on ditching work on monday, i don't think it's going to work. paula and dan? >> we weren't able to ditch yesterday or today. so, tomorrow won't work. >> today would have been the day. >> we had our window of
opportunity and we blew it. >> all right, indra, thank you. let's get it back out to rob now for another look of the forecast in new york city. hey, rob. >> dan, a strategy when it snows this much you walk in the roads. it's a little bit more clear as you walk on the sidewalks. by the way, the travel ban has been lifted, so it's not a good strategy anymore. because there's going to be more traffic. here's your recovery forecast as the low begins to move out to sea. winds this morning, but will die down. temperatures not recovering all that much. right around the freezing mark. this cold air gets all the way down to the deep south. and hard freeze warnings for florida. 48 degrees in miami, that's cold in south beach. you snow know they have their
ugg boots on. sunshine expected across the central part of the country. another little clipper, bringing in milder air. and monday, tuesday, temperatures getting up into the lower 40s. mountain snow happening acro >> this weather report is brought to you by voya financial. sun is coming up. you're going to need your sunglasses today. a lot of glare off the sun. this snow is cold, not the best snowball making. for ron claiborne, who i know was getting a little cute with sara yesterday. having a little snowball fight. not good for that. >> rob, thank you. great work this morning. go get warm.
we appreciate it. we'll switch gears now and talk about the hunt this morning for three inmates all accused of violent crimes, right now on the run. >> they escaped from the orange county jail in california. authorities are working extremely hard to track them down. we have more from los angeles on how they managed to break out. >> reporter: this morning, a manhunt is under way for three violent criminals who escaped from an orange county jail. >> this was clearly a well-thought-out and planned escape. >> reporter: they're searching for these three men. according to jail officials, the trio disappeared from their group cell after cutting through half-inch steel bars, tunneling through pipes to the roof. then they got to an unsecured portion of this roof, rapelling down, escaping on foot. they're all awaiting trial for violent crimes. nayeri charged with torture. tieu charged with murder.
and duong charged with attempted murder. all pleading not guilty. the men were last seen within their housing tank 5:00 friday morning. only noticed missing 16 hours later. shortly after an 8:00 p.m. disturbance in the group's large holding cell. which authorities believe may be connected to the inmates' escape. >> if anyone is to see them, we'd ask that you call 911 immediately. >> reporter: authorities are still hunting down any clues that could lead them to the escaped prisoners. the fbi is offering a reward for up to $20,000. for any new information that could lead them to an arrest. dan and paula? >> thank you. coming up here on "good morning america." the first comments from steven avery since the release of the new netflix documentary series, "making a murderer." what he's saying in a handwritten letter and what i found when i went to the scene of the crime. "making a murderer."
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>> the first time since the documentary came out, the man at the center of the case, the convicted murderer steven avery, he's speaking out. this morning, we'll tell you what he's saying. and what i saw when i went to wisconsin to take a look at this case. in a new letter to our station in milwaukee, steven avery writes, the real killer is still out there. who is he stalking now? much of the three-page letter is a response to an interview that his ex-girlfriend gave to hln, in which she turns on the man she once defended. >> what do you want people to know? >> the truth. >> which is? >> what a monster he is and he's not innocent. >> we the jury find the defendant guilty. >> reporter: avery was convicted in 2007 of killing 25-year-old teresa halbach. the documentary raises questions about whether avery may have been framed by local law
enforcement officials who he sued at the time. because they had put him in prison for 18 years for a rape he didn't commit. he was letter exonerated by dna evidence. i recently went to wisconsin to investigate the case. i met the former prosecutor who sent avery to prison, ken kratz, who says he's now being bombarded by online threats. >> just examples upon examples of what i refer to as cyber bullying. >> reporter: i also met avery's former defense attorney, whose emotional and eloquent defense of avery has made him into a sort of digital age folk hero. do you still believe that the department or members of the department framed steven avery? >> i'm still left with real reasons to suspect that. >> reporter: one of the local sheriff's deputies recently spoke out for the first time
since the documentary. quote, "you know all these allegations against myself and our agency are totally false. be careful what you wish for, if steven avery is ever free, he may just become your neighbor." i had a chance to sit down with the two women who made "making a murderer." they say they've spoken to avery several times since the documentary came out. they tell me prison officials haven't allowed him to see the series. they also said they're recording more conversations with him for a possible sequel. >> he hasn't been able to speak to very many people, right? >> he has very limited communications. >> so fascinating that it's really just captured the attention of america. >> dan abrams, our legal analyst said, at least not since o.j. has a criminal case been so talked about. coming up on "good morning america" -- all eyes on tom brady and peyton manning today. who could have the edge at a shot for the super bowl?
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it's weekend downloa it's weekend download time. it's championship sunday, football fans counting down to an epic battle between definitely two future hall of fame quarterbacks. tom brady and peyton manning. the winner moves on to super bowl 50. or super bowl l, if you're using roman numerals. two weeks from today. paula, your choice, who do you like? >> i know that tom brady, the patriots are the favorites. three-point favorites. >> in denver. >> in denver. i'm going to say, there was an e-mail tom brady sent about peyton manning in his final
chapter of his career. i think he's going to use that as motivation. this is in denver, possibly the final game of the 40-year-old's career. brady have four rings. i think manning is going to get his second. >> paula, four words. tom brady, the greatest quarterback ever. i have to say. and bill belichick, one of the greatest coaches ever. got to go with new england. >> you just deflated this conversation. i'm going to leave. >> all right. bye. "pop news" is next with sara haines with her football picks. arizona is also playing the carolina panthers in the other game today. sara? >> that wasn't four words. somewhere to go, and clean and real and nowhere to be, and warmth and looking good, and sandwich and soup and inside jokes, and dan is back! good, clean food pairs well with anything. the clean pairings menu.
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haines. tina fey reprised her sarah palin impression to start off "saturday night live" on a hilarious note. as always, she absolutely nailed it. mocking the former presidential candidate gave an endorsement earlier this week of donald trump. by throwing in a little dr. seuss. >> what's the big deal? take a chill pill, jill. but we're mad. we have been had and we're not so glad, quoth the lorax. >> she sounds like a greeting card from a chinese dollar store. >> what i love about these characters on "snl," they get them so accurate, when you watch the political figures, you start to see the "snl"
caricatures. >> her next to sarah palin, i would have a hard time identifying the real sarah palin. >> that's my politics. it's all i've got. super bowl just two weeks away and now we're getting a taste of those high-priced commercials. amy schumer and seth rogen, slip into their shape wear to become members of the bud light party in this teaser spot. >> get the elbows. middle of your back. >> there is no middle. >> you know it's going to get even better from here. they look like perfect little candidates. we'll have to see what happens next. those commercials, i know paula and ron watch the full game. i'm there just for the commercials and the halftime show. i'm not going to ask you -- >> what's the super bowl? >> "downton abbey" is on that night. so it's hard. >> don't you love the commercials? >> yes, there are some very clever ones. yes, they're great. >> i love everything about the
super bowl. >> me, too, actually. i do, i love the super bowl. >> i especially love the food. >> yes. >> the parties. we don't even turn on the tv at our super bowl party. and the big bad blizzard wasn't stopping a bride to be from making that trip to the altar, she had her dress held up from the ground. followed by dozens of clearly loyal friends and family. because of the travel ban, she had to take the subway in her dress. i'm glad she wasn't dragging it because the subways are a little dirty. and ashley is no stranger to storms. she was born in a snow storm. she tied the knot with casey in front of half of the 200 guests. that's a good turnout. after the ceremony, they walked down a new york city avenue to the reception. congratulations to that intrepid couple. i feel like if you start out like that, it's only going to get easier. >> they'll remember this so much more. >> weather the storm of
marriage. >> paula faris said it here first. on the object of snow, this guy, tien tien, the giant panda at the national zoo is really in his element. he's acting like a little kid. he doesn't have travel ban. he can enjoy it, as he should. >> he should. >> he's adorable. sara, so are you. thank you for watching this morning. sara, so are you. thank you for watching this morning.
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