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Neil Gaiman reads 'Green Eggs and Ham' [Video]

Neil Gaiman reads 'Green Eggs and Ham' [Video]

The things people do for charity.

Bestselling author Neil Gaiman promised he would read "Green Eggs and Ham" by Dr. Seuss if the fundraising campaign for Worldbuilders reached $500,000. With about five days left to go, it did.

Calling the book "rather wonderful," a slightly rumpled Gaiman read the children's book classic. As he explains on his blog, Gaiman is "very beardy, because I am not going out in public, and am just writing."

Founded by author Patrick Rothfuss, Worldbuilders holds a different fundraiser each year for Heifer International. Rothfuss taps his creative friends, like Gaiman, so the...

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