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TOUGH LOVE is a documentary film that explores the lives, homes and cases of families caught in the child welfare system.
370 backers pledged $34,217 to help bring this project to life.
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    ONE LOVE: Thank you! Every little bit counts and we appreciate your support!

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    PUPPY LOVE: Thank you for the love! Your support will not go unnoticed. We're sending you two virtual high-fives and a very enthusiastic SHOUT OUT on Facebook & Twitter (@toughlovedoc). You'll also receive updates and information on the film and it's progress.

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    DIGITAL LOVE: You'll receive an HD DIGITAL DOWNLOAD of the film upon it's release, access to exclusive bonus footage, and we'll send you lots of love across social media and regular updates on the progress of the film.

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    TUMMY LOVE: Why not treat yourself to dinner and a movie? You'll receive an HD DIGITAL DOWNLOAD of the film upon it's release PLUS a digital recipe from one of Stephanie's favorite Chinese dishes. Stephanie's an incredible cook, so we promise it'll be yummy!

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    WO AI Ni MOMMY TUMMY LOVE: Perfect for the Wo Ai Ni Mommy Fans. This reward gets you the EXCLUSIVE digital download of Stephanie's award winning documentary, Wo Ai Ni Mommy PLUS a digital recipe from one of Stephanie's favorite Chinese dishes. Enjoy a great film & a great meal!

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    DOUBLE THE LOVE: The HD DIGITAL DOWNLOAD and bonus footage PLUS a digital download of Stephanie's award winning documentary WO AI NI MOMMY (I Love You Mommy). We'll also send you a beautiful "Thank You!" post card featuring a still from the film.

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    CARE BEAR LOVE: We'll send you a TOUGH LOVE care package which will include... Signed DVDs of TOUGH LOVE and WO AI NI MOMMY, a beautiful TOUGH LOVE Thank You card featuring a still from the film, some very cool TOUGH LOVE temporary tattoos, a TOUGH LOVE t-shirt, a WO AI NI MOMMY tote bag and few other awesome surprises!

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    VISION OF LOVE: All of the above PLUS two tickets to a TOUGH LOVE screening of your choice! We also want everyone to know how supportive you've been so we're giving you a "SPECIAL THANKS" credit in the film!

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    CHEESY LOVE: Once TOUGH LOVE is complete, you'll get your very own private screening of the film for you and your friends at your home, community center, business or school. At the end of the screening Stephanie will do a a q&a session via Skype (or in person depending on the location). To make the event extra special, we'll throw in an assortment of delicious farmstead cheeses from Saxelby Cheese Mongers! PLUS we'll also include DVDs of both of the films and a "SPECIAL THANKS" credit in the film! (Location for screening not provided)

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    MOONLIGHT LOVE: Get ready for a night out on the town because you and a friend are invited to the NYC premiere of TOUGH LOVE. After the premiere, you'll head to the after party where you'll hang out with Stephanie, the crew and a bunch of other film professionals, and you can discuss the film over food and drink. We'll also include an extra special care package with a bunch of TOUGH LOVE goodies as well as a "SPECIAL THANKS" credit in the film. (travel and accommodations not included)

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    DUMPLING LOVE: Remember when we said Stephanie was an amazing cook? Well now you can learn directly from the master with this limited edition reward. You and 4 friends are invited over to her home where you'll have a dumpling making party! Afterwards you'll watch and discuss the film and eat your delicious creations! We'll also throw in a "Special Thanks" credit for your support. (Travel and accommodations are not included. If you're based in the NY area Stephanie is also available to come to your home.)

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    TRUE LOVE: Update your linkedin profile and imdb account because you're officially an ASSOCIATE PRODUCER! In addition to all of the above you're invited to a PRIVATE SCREENING of a rough cut of the film before it's complete. Afterwards Stephanie will take you to one of her favorite restaurants (our treat!) where you can talk about the film and give her your notes. (travel and accommodations not included)

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    EVERLASTING LOVE: Well hello there PRODUCER! In addition to the new title and all of the above rewards, you'll have the chance to be our guest at a film festival of your choosing. You and a guest will get personalized laminates, tickets to the film and after party. (travel and accommodations not included. Fulfillment of the reward is dependent upon the film's festival release)

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    UNCONDITIONAL LOVE: You're officially an EXECUTIVE PRODUCER for Tough Love. Your support is overwhelming and we can't thank you enough. In addition to all of the above, your name will appear in both the front and back of the film. On top of all the other events, you'll also be invited to attend an edit of the film while we're in post production. (travel and accommodations not included)

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    MOTHERLY LOVE: In honor of Mother's Day we're unlocking a special "motherly love" reward for $20. If you contribute on Friday May 10th or Saturday May 11th, you'll receive a digital download of the film once it's released AND we'll send your mom a beautiful TOUGH LOVE "Thank You Mom" e-card on Mothers Day! We'll connect with you once you've contributed to get the details!

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    ADVOCATE LOVE: A Perfect reward for the child welfare advocate. Signed DVD copies of both TOUGH LOVE and WO AI NI MOMMY...PLUS a signed copy of Martin Guggenheim's book "What's Wrong with Children's Rights."

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