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According to NPR, LeVar Burton, host of the beloved but defunct PBS show Reading Rainbow, is trying to crowdfund a web-based version of the series. The campaign is going swimmingly (he has already raised nearly twice the required amount), but that may be due to another set of Burton's fans: Trekkies. Burton is offering high-rolling Star Trek: The Next Generation geeks a special reward to contribute to his campaign: for $10,000, donors will enjoy a private dinner with Burton, during which they'll be allowed to wear the actual VISOR worn by his character on the show. . . .

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