Qué mundo tan pequeño!

Today was a busy day! I visited the street kids of El Tanque with At Risk No More, and then we drove two blocks down the street to spend some time with María the Doll Lady, who everyone has grown to love from the movie Reparando. We greeted her in the street, and she immediately […]

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Green Light For Becoming Fools

We purchased airline tickets to Guatemala. Two weeks from today we will board a plane to Guatemala and Becoming Fools will officially move from Pre-Production status to Production! I cannot even begin to explain the excitement that is building in our hearts! If you have not already done so, please make your pledged donation directly […]

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Moving Forward

Thank you for backing Becoming Fools! We received a $10,000 check today. With that we’ve raised over $100,000! Unfortunately we did not reach our goal of $150,000, therefore NO MONEY will be transferred due to Kickstarter’s policies. But we are not giving up. With your help, this film can still get underway … We want […]

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Remembering

We’re 48 days into the campaign with two days left to raise our goal … and we have a ways to go to get there. I can remember other times in my life when things seemed impossible. During times like these, I like to go back and read old journal entries that describe road blocks […]

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Happy Birthday, Micah!

(Campaign update: $46,525 pledged // 237 Backers // 2,744 Likes // 13 Days Remaining with $103,475 to raise) I’d like to introduce to to someone very special. He is sort of the catalyst behind both Reparando and Becoming Fools and he doesn’t even know it … yet. His name is Micah. He isn’t a homeless […]

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Partnership Organization: At Risk No More

(Campaign update: $45,575 pledged // 237 Backers // 2,744 Likes // 14 Days Remaining with $104,425 to raise) At Athentikos, we expose needs through inspiring stories. Becoming Fools is an inspiring story. Part of our model is to use our web site to connect audiences to organizations responding to specific issues .. in this case […]

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I Can’t Sleep

Today it stuck me – we have two weeks left to raise our Kickstarter goal so we can tell this story. This reality keeps me up at night. I started thinking back to try to remember why and how we got to this point today. I thought through the last several months and all of […]

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Bonus Incentives!

That’s right, we only have three more weeks until our campaign is over on October 5. To celebrate the interest and momentum in the campaign, we are offering some very special gifts FOR FREE. Over 2300 people have “Liked” our Becoming Fools Kickstarter Project page. We really appreciate the encouragement and wish we could produce […]

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Sharing Hope – Willy & Mefi

In this heartwarming video update filmed last week in Guatemala, “Willy the Magician” and “Mefi the Juggler”, two boys who grew up on the streets of Guatemala City show us their talents and share some of their hope for the future. There are thousands of kids like this who need help. We cried when we […]

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