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UPDATED: Wear Star Wars Share Star Wars Day

Carrie Goldman | December 12, 2013

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UPDATE: Wear Star Wars Share Star Wars Day 2013 is tomorrow! Check out author Carrie Goldman’s post from last year below, and find out how you can help celebrate this special day.

On Friday, December 14, 2012, we invite you to celebrate the third annual Wear Star Wars Share Star Wars Day, an affirmation of geek pride and a stance against bullying. Getting involved is easy. Here’s what you can do:

  • Wear something Star Wars or science fiction-related.
  • Donate a Star Wars or science fiction toy to a child in need (but please put a post-it note on the new, unwrapped toy specifying that it can go to a girl or a boy; otherwise, these traditional “boy toys” will be given only to boys). You can bring the toy to a hospital, a shelter, or drop it off with any charitable organization collecting toys.

Join Wear Star Wars Share Star Wars on Facebook

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The Littlest Jedi Uses the Force in a Big Way

Carrie Goldman | July 31, 2012

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In November 2010, I wrote a post called “Anti-Bullying Starts in the First Grade” for my blog, Portrait of an Adoption. I was concerned because my daughter, Katie, was upset about being teased for carry­ing a Star Wars water bottle. Apparently, Star Wars was “only for boys, not for girls.”

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