Let's show Obadiah that people care

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Tyler Mann  AUSTIN, TX
I'm a documentary filmmaker from Austin, TX.  This man, Obediah, changed my life over night.  So now I want to change his.  After going viral on Reddit, the video has over 770k views on YouTube and another 8 million on Facebook (thanks to Freebooting).  

I want to shoot a follow up video presenting him with the cash and showing him that WE DO CARE.  C'mon internet.  Let's do this.  We can get him off the streets.

-Tyler
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Update 8
Posted by Tyler Mann
22 months ago
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OK, it's done. I just gave Obadiah the money. This has been a very stressful time for me, and I need a break. So it's in his hands now, and I hope he uses it for the right things. I tried to be his steward and guide him the right way, but in the end it's his responsibility. I will probably contact him again in the future to see what he did with the cash. Thank you to everyone who donated and was a part of this crazy experiment.
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Update 7
Posted by Tyler Mann
22 months ago
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OK guys, here's a quick update video I just shot with Obadiah. Enjoy, and thank you to all the people who donated to make this possible!

https://youtu.be/B5YdWQM4IrY
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Update 6
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22 months ago
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The first meeting with Obadiah has been filmed. Just wanted to let you guys know! It will take a bit to edit, so be patient guys. And no, he didn't play any songs because he got hit by a car and it broke his guitar. But don't worry, he's fine and we are working to get him a new guitar. Stay tuned for the video and other updates!
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Update 5
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22 months ago
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Just wanted to let everyone know I'm in communication with Obadiah and we'll be meeting up soon. :)
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$7,370 of $5,000 goal

Raised by 354 people in 23 months
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Created June 2, 2015
HH
$5
Håken Hveem
22 months ago

Obadiah is sadly right,it seems that we have lost something important during the digital revolution.

CE
$25
Claudia Everett
22 months ago
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All the best to you. Unfortunately, everything you said is correct. People don't want real anything anymore. You're amazing and made a positive difference to me.

CR
$50
Cindy Reynolds
22 months ago
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$10
Anonymous
22 months ago
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$10
Molly Zacharias
22 months ago
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Good luck from Wales, UK. I know what you mean, Obediah... nobody wants relationships anymore. I confess, I am much the same person - but have a son (raising near-singlehandedly, a job and a degree in my spare time to get through... I hope one day I have relationships again... giving you $10 as a small gesture and also to say Ii think your priorities are right. Society and all its money have lost the point.

$5
Micah Readom
22 months ago
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Keep pushing. ..your truth will keep you on the path....

JT
$5
Jennifer E Taylor
22 months ago
$25
Anonymous
22 months ago
NP
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Nicole Pink
22 months ago

May GOD BLESS this man...and all the other people who feel unwelcome, unwanted, and unloved. Yes you DO matter, and as long as God loves you, then you've got the best love possible.

LW
$25
Laurie Wolfe
22 months ago
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