Funded! This project was successfully funded on May 29, 2011.

Update #26

T-H-A-N-K-S in big bold letters!

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Happy Friday, everyone! Today, we're thanking our ninth group of A-M-A-Z-I-N-G Kickstarter supporters with this "Thank You" video message! We couldn't have succeeded without you!

Linda Karn

Zach Galifianakis

Joe Rippey

Elizabeth A. Coons

Dave Edwards & Karen Gallas

Shaun McNiff & Family

Anne Meyer

Wendy Pearson & Kathy Eims

William Eichner

Aurelius Waggoner III

Winston Wolczak

Joe O'Leary

Aliceson N. Dusang

Nobuhito Kikukawa

Brad Satoris

Niels & Gloria Pearson

Jerry Birdwell/Kevin Chandler

Lauren Norton & David Chapin

christen schaffer

Robert Mann

Eiji Tsuda

Ocean Gebhardt

Don't forget to follow us on Twitter @myfriendmatt and become a fan of our Facebook page!

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