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The story of Thomas Merton's greatest journey, following him across the US in 1968 to meet with the Dalai Lama in Asia.
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    An image of the Abbey of Gethsemani, home of Thomas Merton. 1 mb jpeg file.

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    A DVD of the finished program as well as a listing in the credits

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    all of the above plus a 4x6 picture of Thomas Merton's hermitage autographed by the filmmaker

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    All of the above plus a DVD of "Soul Searching: The Journey of Thomas Merton" the 2007 documentary which appeared on PBS in 2007. Autographed by the filmmaker

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    All of the above plus a DVD of the interview with His Holiness the Dalai Lama describing his meetings with Thomas Merton

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    All of the above plus a copy of the book "The Asian Journal of Thomas Merton".

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    All of the above plus a 2-hour tour of the Abbey of Gethsemani accompanied by the filmmaker. The tour would be scheduled for mutual convenience and the donor is responsible for transportation as far as Bardstown, Ky.

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