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LeVar Burton revives 'Reading Rainbow' via Kickstarter campaign
LeVar Burton revives 'Reading Rainbow' via Kickstarter campaign

Butterfly in the sky, LeVar Burton can go twice as high -- and then some.  On Wednesday, the actor and former host of "Reading Rainbow" launched a Kickstarter campaign to revive the long-running educational children's program, a beloved mainstay on PBS from 1983 to 2009, as a 21st century interactive library for "every child, everywhere."  Within 11 hours, Burton had reached his fundraising goal of $1 million and by late Thursday morning Pacific Time, had nearly doubled it, with a haul of over $1.85 million. The campaign still has 34 days left until it closes on July 2. (By comparison, it took Zach Braff three whole days to raise $2 million for his film, "Wish I Was Here.") Over the...

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