Seahawks 12th man flies home for Super Bowl

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Blitz, the Seattle Seahawk’s mascot. Credit: Philip Robertson.

It’s Super Bowl XLIX Sunday and Kickstarter backers have decided to chip in and send Jason Cornwell-Wright of Mexico City back to Seattle.

He’s going to blog and take pictures and hang out with other Seahawks fans and his friends.

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Risks and challenges: “If you don’t fund Jason on his homecoming project, you may risk the Hawks losing the game. Think about it.”

The single reward for backers are a copy of photos and writing from the journey home. The blog will be published on Tumblr after the Super Bowl. A url has not been created, Wright said.

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Khari is founder and editor of Through the Cracks: Crowdfunding in Journalism. He also writes about bots and artificial intelligence for VentureBeat. He has built news startups in the U.S. and Europe for the last decade.

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