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The compelling story of how one boy rose above everything that should have ended his life and how he used it to succeed.
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    Every $1 counts! I have never despised small beginnings. I'm humbled by your generosity. I'll be forever grateful for your support!


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    Thank you for having the heart to feel and eyes to see the vision I have of opening up and sharing my life to encourage others! Not only will I be forever grateful, you'll receive a personal THANK YOU on the RISE Facebook page.



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    A pledge of $20 OR MORE at this level allows you to receive a copy of "RISE: Even Death Can't Stop Me - The Frank Thomas Story" in the form of an e-Book. This level also includes all the above rewards and the residual feeling of knowing you're helping to spread a message of hope.

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    A pledge of $30 OR MORE at this level receives a print copy of "RISE: Even Death Can't Stop Me - The Frank Thomas Story." You'll get to read my heartfelt story and I'll get the satisfaction of knowing you believe in me and the message I long to share with the world.

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    A pledge of $50 OR MORE at this level receives a SIGNED print copy of "RISE: Even Death Can't Stop Me - The Frank Thomas Story." PLUS, you'll receive an invitation to attend a "LIVE" reading (via teleconference) of the introductory chapter in October.

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    A pledge of $75 or more includes all of the above rewards PLUS a high quality RISE T-SHIRT (sized for men & women). WEAR your support around town sharing the inspiration with others.

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    With my sincere appreciation, backers who pledge $100 or more receive a SIGNED print copy of the book, a second GIFT COPY, one e-Book, plus a high quality RISE T-SHIRT (sized for men & women) to wear as well as the satisfaction of making a GENEROUS contribution to seeing this project happen.

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    A pledge of $250 or more will make you a GOLD LEVEL backer. Your name or organization's name will be included on a special ACKNOWLEDGMENTS page of the book (with your permission, of course) as a GOLD LEVEL backer recognizing you for your support in making this project happen. This reward level includes TWO SIGNED COPIES of the print book (including a personal message of gratitude), TWO copies of the e-Book, and TWO high quality "RISE" T-SHIRTS (sized for men & women). I'm honored to include the acknowledgment as a lasting tribute to you for stepping up in a big way and believing in my vision and mission of helping others.

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    A pledge of $500 or more makes you an incredibly generous and visionary PLATINUM LEVEL backer. You'll receive all of the above rewards, plus the PLATINUM LEVEL DISTINCTION on the special ACKNOWLEDGMENTS page of the book (with your permission). PLUS, you'll have the SPECIAL OPPORTUNITY to assist me in choosing the final cover design.

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    A pledge of $1,000 or more makes you a philanthropic and incredibly generous backer at the DIAMOND LEVEL. You'll receive all of the above rewards, PLUS, the DIAMOND LEVEL DISTINCTION on the special ACKNOWLEDGMENTS page of the book (with your permission). In addition, I'm including a special personal SKYPE CONVERSATION for a group or individual to discuss any aspect of this book and answer any questions you may have about the book, my life, and/or experiences.

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    AMAZING!!! A pledge of $5,000 or more makes you a DOUBLE DIAMOND LEVEL backer and an INCREDIBLE INSPIRATION!!! You'll receive all the above rewards, including my SPECIAL DOUBLE DIAMOND LEVEL THANK YOU on the ACKNOWLEDGMENTS page of the book (with your permission). PLUS, I will deliver an inspiring keynote speech and book signing at a school, business, club or nonprofit of your choice anywhere in the continental US.

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    MAGNANIMOUS!!! You're a TRIPLE DIAMOND LEVEL backer! Your pledge of $10,000 or more will help me change the world. You have RISEN and, together, EVEN DEATH CAN'T STOP US! I will host a PRIVATE DINNER for you +7 guests at a local restaurant in any city in the continental US where I will do a READING of key excerpts of my book and we'll have a quaint, personal, and candid Q&A where you and your guests can ask any and all questions about my life and story. Plus, you'll receive a PROMINENT and EXTRA SPECIAL TRIPLE DIAMOND LEVEL THANK YOU on the ACKNOWLEDGMENTS page of the book (with your permission) where your name or organization's name will be immortalized as the highest level contributor in making this project happen. That's not all. You'll also receive 10 SIGNED personal print copies of "RISE: Even Death Can't Stop Me - The Frank Thomas Story" each with a personal message of gratitude, 10 e-Book copies, 10 "RISE" T-SHIRTS (sized for men and women), the opportunity to assist me in picking the final cover design, a personal THANK YOU on the RISE Facebook page, and an invitation to attend a "LIVE" reading (via teleconference) of the book's introductory chapter in October. But, most importantly, you'll have my devoted loyalty and gratitude forever. THANK YOU FROM THE BOTTOM OF MY HEART!

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