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Levar Burton's $1-Million 'Reading Rainbow' Effort
Levar Burton was hoping to raise a million bucks to bring back popular children's show "Reading Rainbow."
He did that and more in just a day.
The '"Reading Rainbow" host launched a Kickstarter campaign online Wednesday asking people to donate to his effort to revive the PBS show as a web series.
He gave himself a little more than a month to raise a million dollars but surpassed that goal in less than 24 hours and is still pulling in funds.
"Reading Rainbow" originally ran from 1983 to 2006.