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Please help us spread PBS icon Fred Rogers' deep and simple message by supporting the completion of our independent documentary film.
Please help us spread PBS icon Fred Rogers' deep and simple message by supporting the completion of our independent documentary film.
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    1. Amy Sanders on December 4, 2009

      Hope things are going well with the project. I can't wait to see it!

    2. Saskia Delores on October 25, 2009

      Can't wait to see it!

    3. Ann Brandreth Potter on October 2, 2009

      Wonderful! Mister Rogers had and still has an amazing affect on people, just last week, my daughter and I where in the car driving some where and suddenly she said "mommy Mr Rogers is dead isn't he? I replied that he was and she was quiet for a little while, then she asked "why is his show still on?" I thought about that for about a half second, I and asked" you like watching Mr Rogers even though you are 8 and don't want any one to know right? " silence, No!.... then she said yes I like Mr Rogers, I said so do I, and that is why, so that more children can see Mr Rogers, so we can pass it down see? Thank you for passing the words he gave you down in your movie hope I can see it when it comes out.

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      Mohd Anas on September 21, 2009

      please give me a invitation

    5. CommunistPrime on September 17, 2009

      Wow, I just now realized it was Mr. Rogers...I feel so dumb. I watched his show for so long as a little kid...I had a nostalgia moment after realizing that this was about him. Congratulations on reaching your goal, and I can't wait to see the film!

    6. Joel Schroeder on September 16, 2009

      congrats on reaching your goal early!

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      Arleen McGlade on September 15, 2009

      So excited for you...what a great project. We've been huge fans of Mr. Rogers for years and have connections to Pittsburgh as well (even got to tour his set long, long ago)- such a special man. Found out about Kickstarter backing Tara St James and now my daughter has a project on as well (Jasmine McGlade), but just HAD to donate to you! All the best.
      Arleen McGlade

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      Greg & Reva Merchant on September 15, 2009

      Mr. Rogers said: “What makes the difference between wishing and realizing our wishes? Lots of things, and it may take months or years for a wish to come true, but it's far more likely to happen when you care so much about a wish that you'll do all you can to make it happen.”

      Ben, You've wanted (and worked) for this movie for a long time. You're doing all you can to make this movie be a reality. And, you have a lot of people who want it, too. Let it be!

    9. Maureen McCarley on September 15, 2009

      So close; so very close!

    10. a faulty chromosome on September 14, 2009

      Although I joined kickstarter because I'm broke myself and trying to fund my band's album, I couldn't pass up the chance to help spread the wonderful words of Mister Rogers, as he has been a huuuuge influence on my life (his calming voice would put me to sleep as a kid, but the older I get the more I grasped just how accurate his messages were).

      Can't wait to see it! Be sure to keep us all informed about whats happening, okay?

      ps. Also, if you have the use for it, I would absolutely love to donate my band's cover of one of Mister Rogers classic songs?

    11. Heidi Dittmar on September 14, 2009

      Good Luck and thank you for making a film about my hero, Fred Rogers. He has meant so much to me -from a little girl watching everyday to a mom, when I started crying at the sight of him when he came on TV right after 9/11 to help guide parents in talking to their children about the scary events. I put a link on my facebook page so I am hoping some of my friends will also donate.

    12. Amy Sanders on September 14, 2009

      I found this while browsing around KickStarter and had to throw in a few dollars. Thank you for making this film about a remarkable man.

    13. Kimberly Cain on September 13, 2009

      This is my first project to back on KickStarter - really excited about it! Just about to post my first project, too. I'm sending good vibes your way over these next 6 days to meet that $10k goal. Can't wait to see the film. Have fun!

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      Omarr on September 13, 2009

      Wow this is awesome.

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      Jennifer Roberts on September 9, 2009

      I'm just checking in... $1775 to go and 10 days!! My fingers are crossed for you!

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      Jennifer Roberts on September 4, 2009

      I just learned about Kickstarter on NPR. Wow- how great is this! And Mister Rogers & Me is the first project I've given to. And SO happy to do it, Fred Rogers is missed by so many. He was definitely a good neighbor. :) Looks like you will meet your goal, so happy to be a part of it and I can't wait to see your film!
      Jennifer R.
      Columbia, MO

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      sarah ezolt on September 3, 2009

      What a great project! Mr. Rogers is a great man and I'm glad you're helping his message be remembered. Good luck in your film...