Funded! This project was successfully funded on October 27, 2012.

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      Creator Lynn Thorpe on February 14, 2013

      I see Paul has gone from phone calls ($300 level) to key chains and photos - when will we hear about concert DVD credits??? the $200 level? just curious.

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      Creator Dorothy H. Cain on November 15, 2012

      Paul,
      My 15 year-old granddaughter, Darian, and I are so very proud of you. We felt honoured to be a backer for Paul Byrom. Your future looks extremely bright. Hopefully, you will have a concert in our neck of the woods(Tennessee slang). We are not far from East Tennessee State University where your future brother-in-law, Ryan Coulter, is the goalie for their soccer team. ETSU might be a good place to have a concert. Better yet, Knoxville, where we live. We have been to see Ryan play several times. Looking forward to seeing your PBS concert! Hope there will be a DVD. Keep us posted when it will be. We know it will be fabulous! Congratulations to you and Dom! You make a beautiful couple. By the way, you remind me of my Irish dad. He also was a tenor and you actually sound a lot like him. First time I heard you sing, it brought tears to my eyes as you sounded so much like him. Actually, you look a lot like him in pictures I have when he was your age. God Bless. Dorothy Cain & Darian

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      Creator Connie Reger on October 30, 2012

      What a joy and privilege to be invited to share this experience with you! You are a wonderful and talented man who deserves to be noticed as many people as possible, and I hope your PBS special will accomplish that! Truly looking forward it seeing it. Thanks, Paul!

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      Creator Jean Ostholm on October 28, 2012

      Congratulations, Paul, and all your family, friends and fans who helped you achieve your goal. We couldn't be more thrilled to have participated in any way we could to help someone who so deserves to attain his dream. So, so happy for you Velvet Voice!!!
      Love and Hugs

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      Creator Jean Lightfoot on October 28, 2012

      Congratulations, Paul. It is an honor to be part of this very special project. :)

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      Creator Jennie Nelson Snipes on October 28, 2012

      Congratulations Paul! So proud of you, and can't wait to hear about the production of the show! God Bless You!

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      Creator Mindy Kinney on October 27, 2012

      Can't WAIT til the private concert!!!!!

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      Creator Denise Poliquin on October 20, 2012

      PAUL,

      I am sooooo excited you made it!!!!!!!I had no doubt. You are amazing, talented and warm gentleman!
      Your words touched me. If I can be of any help ever PLEASE get in touch with me! Do not hesitate.
      Warm Wishes and CONGRATULATIONS
      Denise Poliquin

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      Creator Anna Predka on October 20, 2012

      HI Paul,
      Congratulations! Very happy for you. Must compliment you not only on your great voice but also on your great communication skills with your fans. Can't wait when you start concerting and come to my city.
      Love to you. x
      Anna

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      Creator Rosie Phillips on October 19, 2012

      Hi Paul, I am absolutely thrilled that you have made your total and so glad you put yourself out there by asking for help. Look forward to the dvd that will no doubt follow the airing of your PBS Special. This is the break we as fans have been waiting for you to get, it will lead to great things for you Paul. You are going to Dominate the World.
      love and support always...Rosie

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      Creator Carol Jarrell on October 19, 2012

      Congratulations!! Now looking forward to your PBS show. I know it is going to be a great show.

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      Creator Eleanor OBrien on October 19, 2012

      Hi Paul, I'm so thrilled that the money has been raised for your show. With your god given taleknt, I know you will succeed. God bless you, and all the good luck in the world.

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      Creator Janice Wert on October 19, 2012

      I love what you wrote. No one ever gets anywhere alone. You really choked me up. To have a loving family, friends, fans and a gifted team of experts is a blessing but everyone is there for you because of who you are and how you treat others. It does come around full circle. Now, get going as we are all so excited. I need no rewards - just a fantastic PBS show.

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      Creator Arlene Anderson on October 19, 2012

      Congratulations, Paul. I can't tell you how honored I am to have the opportunity to participate in this project. I know your DVD will be spectacular and will only have good things to follow.

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      Creator Jean Ostholm on October 19, 2012

      CONGRATULATIONS, PAUL!!!

      We did it with 8 days to spare but we will keep going. Who loves you? We do and don't ever doubt your fans!!

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      Creator Heather Niles on October 19, 2012

      Best of luck on this project. With faith, all things are possible. Your music has done so much good for so many people and this project gives us an opportunity to pay you back for all you've done. Will be seeing you for the 3rd time in December and I'm just so excited for it. I know this PBS special will happen for you. And I thank you for allowing us to help make your dream come true.

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      Creator Karina on October 19, 2012

      Hello Paul. I was just properly introduced to your music tonight. My god, your voice!! No wonder my friend does not stop talking about your singing!! Best of luck!! :)

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      Creator Patricia DeLaat on October 19, 2012

      Want so much for your PBS special to succeed. Your music has brought me so much enjoyment and peace at a very low point in my life. Your beautiful voice and sparkling personality is what we all want more of. Best of luck to you to be able to follow your passion.

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      Creator Dercy on October 14, 2012

      SO CLOSE TO YOUR GOAL!! I have forced my friends to donate! I think they did it to shut me up, but I am getting whomever I get to support you!! I will be rooting for you no matter what. You are a wonderful person and a insanely talented singer! :D

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      Creator Joanne Tilbury on October 13, 2012

      How about setting up a groupon/wagjag so fans can pay $5 now to receive $5 off your future and no doubt awesome dvd?(coupon gets you $5 off the purchase price of your dvd, if they buy it through your website)

      Best of luck -
      Joanne Tilbury

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      Creator Arlene Yaffe on October 11, 2012

      Come on Philly area, we need your help. Please contact Charap1@aol.com if you are interested in attending. It will be close to Bensalem where the concert will be. Lets show our support for Paul.

      Arlene

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      Creator Carol Hall on October 9, 2012

      Hello Paul, Read your blog. We are here, supporting you, and always will be because we BELIEVE in you!
      Keep Well, God Bless

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      Creator Gail Sadlier Stanley on October 9, 2012

      Paul, I trust this will come to fruition and we'll be able to enjoy the results of your time, energy, skill and passion in the near future. Just looking at your goal to date --- it would only take 635 people to each pledge $25.00 --- to get to the total of $50,000.00. if we get the word out that is not an impossibility at all. Wish I could do more as a pledge, but will do my part to spread the word and let's get 'er done!

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      Creator Jenny Keyter on October 3, 2012

      Good luck Paul. You truly do deserve to go all the way I loved you on Celtic Thunder -your lovely voice and the way you always let your sense of humor shine through. You are a star and I loved when you sang "You Raise Me Up" sang so beautifully and with such passion , that song is very special to me as I had it played at my late husband's funeral - (sung by Josh Groban) but your Version is so much better. Hope you come to Australia in the near future and I am glad that through my pledge I can help Thank you. Jenny

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      Creator Jenny Keyter on October 3, 2012

      Good luck Paul. You truly do deserve to go all the way. Loved your performances in Celtic Thunder and the way you let your sense of humor shine through The way you sang " You Raise Me Up" was beautiful - this s a special song for me as I played it at my late husband's funeral and your version is the best I have heard
      Hopec

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      Creator Richard & Sandy Nelson on October 2, 2012

      Sheri pls. try this email address kickstartpaul@yahoo.ca

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      Creator Trudy Veitch on October 2, 2012

      Dear Paul... Canadians, including myself, like the courage you show in making this sometimes difficult career work. You have the talent, personality and work ethic to go wherever you wish to go with it. I hope this project comes to fruition. I've done my part, I hope many others will do theirs! If you ever have the opportunity, please come to Ireland in North America (Newfoundland)..!
      Thank you, Trudy

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      Creator Sheri Joyce on October 1, 2012

      I'm getting an 'invalid email' message when I try to contact Sandy about the possible concert in Vancouver B.C. Anyone out there have any information about this??
      Thanks, Sheri

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      Creator Sheri Joyce on September 28, 2012

      I hope everyone will spread the word about this and make it happen for this wonderful singer! Good luck, Paul! We're all pulling for you.

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      Creator Rosie Phillips on September 27, 2012

      Finally made my 1st pledge & feeling good. What will making a pledge and reaching this target mean to us fans? Paul will finally get the exposure he so deserves,then the money will come rolling in making it possible for Paul to book a full tour each year touching every city in the USA, Canada, UK , Australia and beyond. Release new albums on a regular basis (bliss ) following with DVD's, giving the whole world a chance to see this brilliant performer and be part of the magic that many of us have had the pleasure to already have experienced. We must get Paul his total, we owe it to him and mankind ,his beautiful voice should not remain hidden

      Rosie Phillips

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      Creator Denise Poliquin on September 25, 2012

      Made my donation!. Come on Fans, skip the coffee this week and donate to Pauls PBS special. Only way to be sure he performs at more gigs near us all!!!! If you have never seen his show believe me you do not want to miss it!

      Denise Poliquin

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      Creator ALIJDA.BARENDREGT on September 24, 2012

      Ok,All of you Paul Byrom fan's I am asking you to PLEASE consider to give a donation to help so Paul can
      perform a concert on PBS.I am sur that Paul and all of his fans would greatly appreciate it.
      Thank you very much in advance. The Barendregt's In Missouri

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      Creator Kathy Krupinsky on September 23, 2012

      I am so glad that Paul did this he has given alot to his fans i really think this is a good way to go because your supporting someone you believe in and someone who has worked hard for this most of his life lets make his dream come true wouldnt that be a great wedding present to him and dom or a great christmas present

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      Creator Richard & Sandy Nelson on September 20, 2012

      It is so ironic that my friend in NY and I were talking on the phone within an hour of Paul's Kickstart announcement. Our conversation was how we wished and hoped that Paul could get a PBS special and if he would actually let his fans help him with a donation and how could we approach him. I nearly fell off my chair when the notification came on my phone. As I was squealing with excitement and still on the phone with my friend all way across the country from one another. I was pacing for hubby to walk in the door we were at the computer faster than a blink of an eye and made our contribution. Paul has been so gracious to us fans and truly appreciates us. I think it is time to help him now when he needs it. I believe!!!!

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      Creator Jean Ostholm on September 20, 2012

      Want nothing more than to get Paul on PBS. Just made my pledge and hope to see many more. Yes, I know how Paul can take you through a range of emotions through his songs and his funny banter on stage. Had the priviledge of seeing Paul twice last year but cannot go up to see him this year : ( so, just have to see him do his PBS show and hopefully get a DVD of it.
      Now, let's get some more pledges, we don't want to give Paul gray hair : ) Love and Hugs Paul.

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      Creator Carol Hall on September 19, 2012

      I actually feel priviledged to have the opportunity to support this awesome, wonderful, funny, brilliant man. And did I mention he has a God given talent for taking one through a range of emotions through his songs. I am also very proud to say I am a Paul Byrom fan! Let's get him on PBS!!!

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      Creator Jaylyn Marsland on September 18, 2012

      GREAT JOB EVERYONE!!!!! Let's keep this movement going and totally blow Paul away with all of our support. I'm so proud to call myself a Paul Byrom fan. You all ROCK!!!!

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    For showing your support at this donation level, you'll receive an EXCLUSIVE, autographed photo of Paul Byrom. This is a photo that will not be available anywhere else...EVER. It is ONLY available thru Kickstarter! Also included is a personal thank you acknowledment on Twitter or Facebook!

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    For donating at this level you'll receive a beautiful, limited edition Paul Byrom keychain so you may take me with you on all your car trips! I'll also send you an exclusive, autographed photo which is ONLY available thru Kickstarter!

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    It's never to early to get started on that Christmas shopping list! Give the gift of Paul Byrom! I'll send you a personalized video greeting via email, wishing you or a loved one a Happy Birthday, Happy Anniversary, Merry Christmas, or any other standard greeting you desire! Since this is a digital file, you can keep it forever and share it with whomever you desire, or keep it for yourself to have a UNIQUE, ONCE IN A LIFETIME GIFT! You'll also receive an exclusive, autographed photo that is ONLY available thru kickstarter + receive a limited edition Paul Byrom keychain.

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    For this donation, you'll be made famous!!! I'll put your name in a special THANK YOU section of the concert DVD credits. You'll also receive an exclusive, autographed photo ONLY available thru Kickstarter + receive a limited edition Paul Byrom keychain.

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    At this level, I would like to call you directly, and personally thank you for your contribution! You'll also see your name in the concert DVD credits, and receive an exlusive, autographed photo ONLY available thru Kickstarter + receive a limited edition Paul Byrom keychain.

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    Would you like to go behind the scenes AND be a part of the action by siting at the front of the theater during the concert? At this donation level, you'll receive 2 tickets to the concert filming with prime seating at the front of the theater, plus you'll have access to a portion of the sound check before the show! Your concert tickets will be available for pick up at the box office Will Call on the day of the concert. Sound check passes will be emailed directly to you. (The date and location of the concert filming is currently being settled but the filming will likely take place in late January, and will be in either Pennsylvania or Connecticut. That is subject to change, the moment I know the details, YOU will know the details!)

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    Enjoy the concert AND celebrate with me afterward! You will receive 2 tickets to the concert filming with prime seating at the front of the theater so you can be a part of the action AND you'll be invited to my PRIVATE RECEPTION PARTY following the concert filming! Your concert tickets will be availalbe for pick up at the box office Will Call on the day of the concert. Your reception passes will be emailed directly to you. (The date and location of the concert filming is currently being settled but the filming will likely take place in late January, and will be in either Pennsylvania or Connecticut. That is subject to change, the moment I know the details, YOU will know the details!)

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    Come sightseeing with me in New York City! You and a guest will spend two nights in the luxurious Fitzpatrick Hotel in Manhattan and I will be your personal tour guide for one morning. We'll complete our journey together when I buy you lunch at one of my favourite restaurants in Manhattan. (Airfare, travel, misc. entertainment expenses, and all in-room hotel fees, such as room service and raiding the mini-bar, are not included and will be your responsibility. Dates and details will be arranged privately.)

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    Have you ever thought it would be fun to have a concert in your own backyard? I will fly to your hometown and give a private concert for you and your guests. To keep this a cozy event, please have a maximum of 40 people in attendance. For you and 39 of your closest friends, that's just $250 each! After the 1-hour concert I would like to mingle with you and your guests so that I may personally thank you for your support! (Limited to continental United States and major metropolitan cities in Canada. Date and details will be arranged privately.) IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO ATTEND ONE OF THESE PRIVATE CONCERTS, PLEASE CHECK THE "UPDATES" SECTION OF THIS KICKSTARTER PROJECT TO FIND THE CONTACT INFORMATION FOR THE CONCERT IN YOUR AREA!

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