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SOLDIERS' STORIES: Sharing Your Fathers' WWII Journey

A project in St. Louis, MO by Myra Miller
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Together, we can compile many stories and photos into one book to honor our fathers' and grandfathers' WWII experiences and sacrifices.
Backers: 99
Average Pledge Per Backer: $102

Funded: $10,085 of $10,000
Dates: Mar 29th -> Apr 30th (32 days)
Project By: Myra Miller
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STRETCH REWARD ANNOUNCEMENT!

April 29th - via: kickstarter.com
ALL Kickstarter backers at the $25 level and above will receive a copy of Soldiers' Stories in an elegant HARDBACK book to proudly display on your coffee table. The previous format was paperback but we have talked with the book publishing company... (Read More)

Last 24 hours and we have a $2,000 pledge!

April 29th - via: kickstarter.com
Well, this news is amazing!  Thanks to our latest backer we are now only $1,560 away from reaching our goal in less than 20 hours!  It is certainly in reach!  1,560 new backers at $1 156 new backers at $10 or $1 backers upgrading to $10 62 new or... (Read More)

Holy Smokes! $1,000 backer today!

April 28th - via: kickstarter.com
"I pledged $1 the first week of your campaign because I was intrigued by the concept of gathering stories about WWII veterans. I could relate because my dad was a WWII pilot and he told us a few things, but certainly not enough to fill more than a... (Read More)

Our team is growing! Two days left!

April 27th - via: kickstarter.com
I'm still confident. I'm still excited. I can't wait to start collecting stories and photos in order to produce a book that will capture the souls of our beloved WWII veterans.  Thanks again to our new backers and I encourage you all to keep sharing... (Read More)

Thank you $500 level backer! We are climbing now!

April 26th - via: kickstarter.com
Wow!  A $500 pledge today... three days left!  I am feeling it!  We are going to do this... thanks to all of you!  Please keep sharing the link, you never know when another $500 level or higher will pop up. To quote this backer, "I am honored to... (Read More)

Three days left!

April 25th - via: kickstarter.com
 We sincerely thank everyone who has pledged so far... all 77 of you! :)  (Read More)

Baseball vs Soldiers' Stories Book Project

April 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
I love baseball! I worked for six years with a baseball company. I worked in a university athletic department assisting with baseball home games. I have been to many major league games and eaten many hot dogs: Average ticket price for MLB game = $30... (Read More)

The Viral Challenge!

April 20th - via: kickstarter.com
Wow, thanks to several new backers in the past 24 hours we are now 30% of the way there! We have nine days to reach our goal!  We can do this! I'm thinking it would be super fun to make this project go viral! Imagine... being a member of a small... (Read More)

New video featuring Sela Roth, please watch!

April 18th - via: kickstarter.com
Sela and I had so much fun today making a new video for our Kickstarter project! Over the past two weeks we grew to 45 supporters pledging $2,243. We also continued to be in the Top 20 of the nonfiction/publishing category, popularity. However, we... (Read More)

Halfway there! Two weeks left!

April 15th - via: kickstarter.com
Just two weeks left with our campaign and we are 1/4 funded!  We want to thank the "first responders" of backers... you jumped in without hesitation to breathe life into the book!  Now we need to get more awesome people like you! :) How you can... (Read More)

We are the front page, lead story in The Dixon Pilot!

April 13th - via: kickstarter.com
We made the front page of our hometown newspaper, The Dixon Pilot! We are also now at #7 on the popularity list of nonfiction/publishing projects thanks to you and the other backers coming on board! Momentum is important as we add people to the... (Read More)

We made the TOP 20 today!

April 11th - via: kickstarter.com
Every backer counts! We thank you! We moved up to the Top 20 in the publishing/nonfiction category by popularity! It was great to talk to my retired Navy friend today who said our book project was amazing and a much deserved tribute to the WWII... (Read More)

Thank you for your $50, we look forward to donating a book to a school of your choice!

April 11th - via: kickstarter.com
We appreciate your immediate response to the SOLDIERS' STORIES book project. Your $50 pledge is valued and we thank you immensely. Once we meet our funding goal on April 30, 2016, this is what you can expect: During May, 2016 • We will email you... (Read More)

Thank you for your $25 pledge, we look forward to sending you the book!

April 11th - via: kickstarter.com
We appreciate your immediate response to the SOLDIERS' STORIES book project. Your $25 pledge is valued and we thank you immensely. Once we meet our funding goal on April 30, 2016, this is what you can expect: During May, 2016 • We will email you... (Read More)

Why is Daddy on this wrecked plane?

April 11th - via: kickstarter.com
I wish I knew the real story behind this photo. I do know that this is my dad sitting on a wrecked plane during WWII. My brother tells me that this plane is a Bf109G Messerschmitt and one of the most fearsome fighters in the war. Its biggest weakness... (Read More)

Thank you for your $25 pledge, we look forward to sending you the book!

April 10th - via: kickstarter.com
We appreciate your immediate response to the SOLDIERS' STORIES book project. Your $25 pledge is valued and we thank you immensely. Once we meet our funding goal on April 30, 2016, this is what you can expect: During May, 2016 • We will email you... (Read More)

Good News! We are in the TOP 30 on planet Earth!

April 9th - via: kickstarter.com
We are in the TOP 30 sorted by "popularity" among all publishing projects in the nonfiction category on planet Earth! Plus, we are #2 on the most popular book projects from St. Louis!  How about that?  Yes, we can do this!  Let's create ONE... (Read More)

Thank you for your $50, we look forward to donating a book to a school of your choice!

April 8th - via: kickstarter.com
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We are building backers! Every $1 counts!

April 7th - via: kickstarter.com
Ken and Myra have spent the past week being interviewed by local media near Dixon, Missouri, the hometown of our special WWII soldier and dad, Myron H. Miller S/Sgt of the 83rd Infantry Division, 331st Btn, Company K. We know there are thousands of... (Read More)

Thank you for your $25 pledge, we look forward to sending you the book!

April 6th - via: kickstarter.com
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Thank you for your $100 pledge, we look forward to receiving your story!

April 5th - via: kickstarter.com
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We appreciate our first week backers!

April 5th - via: kickstarter.com
We are 10% of the way towards our goal!  A sincere thanks to our first week backers of SOLDIERS' STORIES!  Creating this book and telling soldiers' stories is very important for the next generation; they need to read about our WWII veteran's... (Read More)

Thank you for your $10, we look forward to inviting you on our travel blog!

April 5th - via: kickstarter.com
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Thank you for your $100 pledge, we look forward to receiving your story!

April 4th - via: kickstarter.com
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Thank you for your $50, we look forward to donating a book to a school of your choice!

April 4th - via: kickstarter.com
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Thank you for your $100 pledge, we look forward to receiving your story!

April 4th - via: kickstarter.com
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