Room 20

By L.A. Times | L.A. Times Studios

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 Nov 20, 2019

Mike
 Sep 3, 2019
the podcast should be over in the first three episodes instead she goes down a path trying to blame the border patrol for chasing illegals that are running from them.

Oma
 Aug 23, 2019
Really interesting and emotional story, well reported and engaging


 Aug 22, 2019

Summer
 Aug 15, 2019
loving this story! well told, well paced and incredibly relevant

Description

The sign above his hospital bed called him Sixty-Six Garage. For more than 15 years, he would lay there unidentified and unconscious. Or so, everyone believed. From L.A. Times Studios and the team that brought you “Dirty John” and “Man in the Window,” comes “Room 20,” a story about the search for a man’s identity and the truth about his accident. Investigative reporter Joanne Faryon’s two-year journey is filled with twists and turns. Now, she'll finally reveal who Garage really is. But one important question remained for her upon this discovery: has Garage been conscious this entire time? This series was produced by L.A. Times Studios with support from Neon Hum Media.


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Jan 14, 2020
Ep. 6: Is He in There? | 6
00:32:10

Omar, the roommate, speaks and Garage sees his sister for the first time since he was a teenager. Faryon learns she is not responsible for her mother’s death and convinces a world expert on diagnosing consciousness to test Garage. She’s finally able to answer the question she had when she first met Garage - is he still in there?

Aug 20, 2019
Ep. 5: The Reunion | 5
00:23:28

The nursing home director contacts Garage’s family to break the news of his medical condition. Faryon travels to Ohio to learn what led Garage to the California desert in the summer of 1999. Garage celebrates his birthday for the first time in 17 years.

Aug 13, 2019
Ep. 4: The Name | 4
00:27:17

Sixty-Six Garage is identified and Faryon tracks down another man in the same accident as Garage. She learns what really caused the crash and begins to suspect authorities might have known Garage’s identity since the day of the accident.

Aug 06, 2019
Ep. 3: The Border | 3
00:21:33

Sixty-Six Garage gets a new roommate -  Omar Salgado - a young cyclist hit by a car on a highway. He’s unconscious and near death. There’s a major breakthrough in identifying Garage - will he recognize his name?

Aug 01, 2019
Ep. 2: The Intersection | 2
00:21:04

An old newspaper article provides clues to Garage’s accident, but many of the details turn out to be false. Faryon finds the accident report that everyone believed was destroyed years ago, and it becomes her roadmap in solving Garage’s mystery.

Jul 30, 2019
Ep. 1: The First Six Days | 1
00:26:56

Reporter Joanne Faryon quits her job to find out what happened to a man known as Sixty-Six Garage. After spending six days with him in his nursing home room, she starts to question whether he’s actually in a vegetative state, like she was first told.

Jul 30, 2019
Introducing Room 20
00:02:19

For more than 15 years, a man named Sixty-Six Garage would lay unidentified and unconscious. Or so everyone believed. Reported, written and hosted by reporter Joanne Faryon. Premieres July 30.

Jul 18, 2019