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Forrest Gump finds himself in New York City, New York, under differing circumstances between the Forrest Gump film and sequel novel Gump & Co.
In Gump & Co., Forrest Gump comes to New York City when he is invited to come by Ivan Bozosky to work for Ivan's insider trading business.
In the film, Forrest Gump comes to New York City to appear on The Dick Cavett Show. While there, he meets Lieutenant Dan and celebrates New Year's.