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Help us grow the nonprofit organization at the heart of Paul’s global storytelling journey.
542 backers pledged $51,880 to help bring this project to life.
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    Pledge US$ 10 or more About US$ 10

    WALKING PARTNER - Thank you for joining Paul on the trail. Your backing helps Paul find and report the global stories of our time that are missed by conventional journalists. Your name will appear on Out of Eden Walk's digital donor wall, a feature that will remain a permanent legacy of the 7-year journey.

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    MILE SPONSOR - Fund a mile of the journey with a pledge of $25 or more, and your name and mile will appear on the digital donor map custom-made by Jeff Blossom, our chief cartographer at the Center for Geographic Analysis at Harvard. The donor map is a permanent legacy of the 7-year journey.

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    CONSCIOUS COMMUTER - Ok. We know you gotta drive. But hey, we can help you subvert any lingering guilt you may suffer from "car brain" by helping you broadcast your appreciation for a more ambulatory lifestyle. We'll mail you two custom-made "Out of Eden Walk" bumper stickers, one rectangular (3"X10") and one oval (3"X4.5"). They'll spruce up any car, laptop, or bike. (Designs being finalized.)

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    GALLERIST - For a donation of $50, we'll email you a link to 10 high-resolution photos. Taken by Paul, the photos will offer you a behind-the-scenes glimpse into daily life on the Out of Eden Walk trail.

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    BOOKPACKER - Back the "bookpacker" reward to receive an emailed reading list of the books and other materials that helped inspire and prepare Paul for the Out of Eden Walk trail. Our bias aside, more trustworthy reading recommendations do not exist. This is a perfect choice for any traveling or reading enthusiast.

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    TRAIL SCRIBBLER - We'll mail you an Expedition-edition Field Notes notebook with a customized Out of Eden Walk logo stamped on the inner cover. Bulletproof, waterproof, fireproof, with acid, wind, and electrical resistance, this notebook can accompany you anywhere your feet will carry you—and if it can't, you're probably going somewhere you shouldn't. Ideal for slow journalists and explorative notetakers.

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    CORRESPONDENT - Back by popular demand from last year's campaign! Mail from a human snail. Paul will send you an old-fashioned handwritten postcard directly from the Out of Eden Walk trail. All postcards are unique and written by Paul. *Limited to 70.*

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    NAVIGATOR - Also back by popular demand! Every 100 miles across the Earth, Paul pauses to record a narrative Milestone consisting of a panorama photograph, an audio recording of ambient sound, a video clip and an interview with the nearest human being asking three existential questions. ("Who are you?" "Where do you come from?" and "Where are you going?") Become a Milestone Sponsor and we'll email you a link to your high-resolution panorama Milestone photo with GPS coordinates. Your name will appear on the Milestone on our digital donor map, a permanent online legacy of the journey. *Limited to 40.*

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    CAMPFIRE CHAT - BONUS - Due to popular demand, we're offering three more campfire chats with Paul. Talk or Skype with Paul for an hour as he reports back to you from the field. You can keep the conversation between you and Paul, or you can ask family and friends to join you. Please note that Paul's comms from the trail are often far from perfect, so we can guarantee only an audio connection.

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    ART COLLECTOR - Receive a set of ten 8" by 10" photographs taken by World Press Award-winning photojournalist John Stanmeyer from the Out of Eden Walk trail. The images, all of which have been previously published in National Geographic magazine, will be shipped to you in an elegant archival box. The prints are non-edition and unsigned but are exclusive to this Kickstarter campaign (thank you, John)! We can also confirm that each is stunning and to receive them as a box set is a steal. *Limited to 20.*

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    ART COLLECTOR BONUS - Receive a set of eleven 8" by 10" photographs taken by World Press Award-winning photojournalist John Stanmeyer from the Out of Eden Walk trail. The images, all of which have been previously published in National Geographic magazine, will be shipped to you in an elegant archival box. The prints are non-edition and unsigned but are exclusive to this Kickstarter campaign (thank you, John)! We can also confirm that each is stunning and to receive them as a box set is a steal. *Limited to 19.* **BONUS**: For all existing and future donors to the "Art Collector" reward, the box set will now include John Stanmeyer's World Press Award winning photo image, Signal, as a non-signed, non-editioned print.

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    Pledge US$ 1,750 or more About US$ 1,750

    EXCLUSIVE COLLECTOR - Receive a signed, 30" photograph taken by World Press Award-winning photojournalist John Stanmeyer. Stanmeyer captured the image of Afar men in prayer along a dried river in Ethiopia while on assignment on the Out of Eden Walk trail for a National Geographic print story. The photograph was published as a double-page image in the December 2013 edition of National Geographic magazine. The rare image is printed in an edition of only 100, ten of which we're proud to offer here. (Thank you, John!) We'll mail the signed print to you in an insured shipping tube. A golden opportunity for any photography, travel, or simply beauty enthusiast. *Limited to 10.*

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    CAMPFIRE CHAT - Talk or Skype with Paul for an hour as he reports back to you from the field. You can keep the conversation between you and Paul, or you can ask family and friends to join you. Please note that Paul's comms from the trail are often far from perfect, so we can guarantee only an audio connection. *Limited to 3.*

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