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Amazon Announces $25,000 Shopping Spree for Final Week of Its Wish List 10th Anniversary Celebration

SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 8, 2009-- In celebration of the 10th anniversary of its Wish List feature,, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) has announced it will award one lucky customer a $25,000 shopping spree. This is the final week for customers to enter the sweepstakes and they can do so by visiting and creating, adding an item to, or sharing an Wish List.

The Amazon Wish List 10th Anniversary Sweepstakes has granted the wishes of eight customers since it started in October. The following customers are some of the most recent winners of the Wish List 10th Anniversary celebration:

Laura Brown of Bountiful, Utah, took home the Kindle Love Wish List from week four and will receive 10 Kindle reading devices: one Kindle DX, nine Kindles, along with a selection of Kindle books and more. "I can't believe I won!” said Brown. “This was the sweepstakes that I wanted to win the most. I LOVE my Kindle, and everyone I know is jealous. In fact you wouldn't believe how many new ‘best friends’ I have acquired since winning. Everyone wants a Kindle. Best Christmas present EVER!"

Dylan Reach of Woodstock, Ga., won the Ultimate Backyard Theater Wish List from week five and will receive an Epson MovieMate home theater projector, an Epson Duet 80-inch projection screen, and $15,000 that could be used for landscaping or anything he wants and more. “We are just thrilled to win such an exciting prize! This will be the perfect thing to entertain our four children and their friends,” said Reach. “I have a feeling we are soon to be the most popular house on the block!”

Mary Chute of Whittier, Calif., won the Yellowstone Photo Expedition with Canon Wish List from week six and will receive a trip to Yellowstone National Park, plus a Canon EOS 7D 18-megapixel CMOS Digital SLR Camera, three Canon specialty lenses, and more. "This is my first time winning something and it's a dream come true! I have always wanted to visit Yellowstone and taking pictures has always been a passion of mine. Now I have equipment that will transform how I see the world,” said Chute.

About, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN), a Fortune 500 company based in Seattle, opened on the World Wide Web in July 1995 and today offers Earth's Biggest Selection., Inc. seeks to be Earth's most customer-centric company, where customers can find and discover anything they might want to buy online, and endeavors to offer its customers the lowest possible prices. and other sellers offer millions of unique new, refurbished and used items in categories such as Books; Movies, Music & Games; Digital Downloads; Electronics & Computers; Home & Garden; Toys, Kids & Baby; Grocery; Apparel; Shoes & Jewelry; Health & Beauty; Sports & Outdoors; and Tools, Auto & Industrial.

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