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Lin-Manuel Miranda Helps Colbert Reach Puerto Rico Relief Milestone

07 October 2017

The campaign raised $233,000 from the #PuberMe tweets, Colbert announced Thursday on "The Late Show". For every famous face who made a decision to play along, Colbert's Americone Dream Fund donated $1,000 to One America Appeal and Kroll, his Netflix series "Big Mouth" and CBS matched him.

"Wait a minute, Stephen", he said.

"Yes", Colbert agreed, "If the devil was nice, that's how much he'd give".

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The Americone Dream Fund the made an additional donation of $266,000 for all the "non-celebrities" who also shared their puberty photos for the cause, (Kroll three in another $67,000) bringing it to a total of $999,000.

Not to be outdone, Kroll offered an additional $67,000 from "Big Mouth", joking that he had "sold a kidney" to garner the extra funds. The song just dropped to support Puerto Rico relief, with all proceeds going to donations for the Hispanic Federation. A shame, really, that they didn't have one more awkward celebrity offering to make it an even $1 million.

Then, Broadway heartthrob Lin-Manuel Miranda of the hit musical "Hamilton" leaped onto the stage.

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Thanks to an online campaign created by comedian and talk show host Stephen Colbert, social media was flooded with awkward photos of celebrities in their teen years - and the pictures managed to raise $1 million.

Miranda didn't just come to share an awesome video of him as an awkward teenager singing a self-made song about how much he loves Puerto Rico, though.

The campaign ended October 5, with a total of $1 million raised.

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