Enough money is now available to make a short film about wounded soldier Travis Mills. It will tell the inspirational story of Mills, who lost all four limbs in an improved explosive device, or IED, attack.
A nonprofit called Fotolanthropy reached a goal of raising more than $12,000 by Jan. 19. Filmmaker Katie Norris says any additional funds will go toward making the project even better.
The short film is titled Travis: A Soldier's Story. The project raised the money through Kickstarter, a crowdfunding website. Individual donors could contribute any amount starting at $1.
The film will document daily life for Mills and show him opening up about the injury.
TV5's Liz Gelardi talked with him about the project in a previous interview.
"It's the first time I've ever even brought it up where it made me possibly get dust in my eye, I think there was dust in my eye. I wasn't really crying," said Mills.
When the film is finished, Fotolanthropy hopes to enter it in film festivals.
Tuesday, July 29 2014 10:11 AM EDT2014-07-29 14:11:15 GMT
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