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Paul_Hochman
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Erick on Eva, Escapism, and More

Watch Erick elaborate on many of the topics touched upon here.

 

 





Thanks again for everything, Erick!
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DSaff
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It was nice to hear Erick not just read his words! I enjoyed the music and bee in the background. <grin> Thank you, Erick for your time, and thank you, Paul for posting this.

 

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JerseyAngel
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Re: Erick on Eva, Escapism, and More

That was wonderful to actually see & hear Erick! I loved the story behind the bees also. Thank you for sharing that Paul!
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jabrkeKB
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Thank you for the video. It was nice to hear Erick's voice and yes, the story did make me thankful for my family.
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I had to laugh when he told how the bees came about with the story about his dad's friend. It makes me see it so much more clearly now. Thanks Erick for that insight.
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Having never watched myself on tape before, I have to say that this is completely cringe-worthy.  I couldn't watch past the first five seconds.  If it's good, I'll take your word for it.  If it's bad, I don't want to hear about it.

 

And it's true what they say: the camera adds ten pounds!

Erick Setiawan

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PaulH wrote:

Watch Erick elaborate on many of the topics touched upon here.

 



Thanks again for everything, Erick!

   Paul,

  Thank you for posting this video.  It really brought home what Erick was thinking as well as brought everything together.    Let me echo my Thanks to Erick.  

 

Mike
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Re: Erick on Eva, Escapism, and More

Erik,

 

It was a WONDERFUL video!  That bit of information added so much to the book!  It was well worth what you had to say.  I am delighted to know how Eva "won her bees".  The character just would not have been the same without them.  I would like for you to know how much I enjoyed the book ~ and that I will be recommending it to all my friends!

 

Thank you so much for allowing us to share in your debut!

 

Claudia

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Immortal-Spirit
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PaulH wrote:

Watch Erick elaborate on many of the topics touched upon here.

 

 





Thanks again for everything, Erick!

It won't play for me. :smileysad:

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LISA-BRYAN
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Erick--

 

It was lovely to read your words and just as lovely to hear your talk -- don't worry about the video --- you have nothing to worry about -- since you will be have a best-seller soon:smileyvery-happy:

 

Thanks again for a wonderful story and the unique opportunity to discuss it with others - including yourself.

 


Erick_Setiawan wrote:

Having never watched myself on tape before, I have to say that this is completely cringe-worthy.  I couldn't watch past the first five seconds.  If it's good, I'll take your word for it.  If it's bad, I don't want to hear about it.

 

And it's true what they say: the camera adds ten pounds!


 

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ponie
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Erick_Setiawan wrote:

Having never watched myself on tape before, I have to say that this is completely cringe-worthy.  I couldn't watch past the first five seconds.  If it's good, I'll take your word for it.  If it's bad, I don't want to hear about it.

 

And it's true what they say: the camera adds ten pounds!


 

It's good!!!

Thanks for submitting to the video process.

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Deltadawn
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The video of Erick was great! I agree that it was so nice to hear him speak as well as read his words!

Thanks for posting it!

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I've thoroughly enjoyed this book.  It led me to a different way of thinking about conflicts in my life.  The "bees" particularly struck home.  Thanks for sharing the source of the "bees".

 

The dialogue with the Erick enhanced my enjoyment as I've mentioned before. 

 

Now a video with a real person!  Being a very shy person myself, I understand.  I applaud Erick's bravery in doing the video and letting us see yet another dimension of himself!

 

Pode

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libralady
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Thanks for the video Paul.  It was nice to hear Erick talk about the book and the origin of "the bees". 
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What a great video! Thank you to everyone who made it possible.  The sound of bees really makes sense to me and helps gain deeper understanding of the story.
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what a great video! Paul thank you for posting it, and Erick thank you for taking the time to make the video in the first place. It was so nice to be able to hear and see Erick talk about the book himself :smileyhappy:

 

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GadgetgirlKS
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This added a personal touch! Thanks! The explaination of the bees is exactly how I thought of them.