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Lizzie Velasquez Talks Overcoming Internet Bullies & Inspiring Others

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Fresh off her highly anticipated Kickstarter film, A Brave Heart, 26-year-old activist Lizzie Velasquez sat down with People magazine to share details about her past struggles and the effects of the YouTube video The Ugliest Woman Alive. As previously reported, first-time director Sara Bordo launched a campaign… Read More

Teen Who Launched GoFundMe Campaign For Skin Surgery Receives Pro Bono Offer From Miami Plastic Surgeon

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Last week, CrowdfundInsider shared details about Tennessee teenager Kaitlyn Smith launching a crowdfunding on GoFundMe to raise funds for her upcoming skin surgery. Smith weighed 414lbs and was seeking the help of doctors for a gastric bypass surgery so she may lose the unhealthy pounds she acquired over… Read More

Singer Vonda Shepard Hits Kickstarter to Raise Funds For Her Fourteenth Album

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Vonda Shepard, the singer behind the theme song for Ally McBeal, recently launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter to raise funds for her fourteenth album Rookie. The campaign’s description reads, “Vonda Shepard is back with her eleventh studio album (and fourteenth overall), tentatively dubbed Rookie. It’s a title… Read More

Cleveland Attorney Launches GoFundMe Campaign to Pursue Legal Action Against Lena Dunham & Her Memoir’s Publisher

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Earlier this fall, “Girls” star Lena Dunham released her book Not that Kind of Girl. The new memoir exposed untold stories about the actress, including a sexual assault during her days at Oberlin College. Now, the man that was apparently involved in the situation, who is… Read More

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