Star Wars Charity Costumers Bring Out the Light Side of the Dark Side

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I’ve got a new article on Racked.com! It’s a feature on the Star Wars costuming group the 501st Legion and their charity work!

Star Wars fans are meant to fear the dark side of the Force. To want to conquer evil in order to save the universe. Hate it, they should, as Yoda would say. So how did a worldwide charity group form out of a bunch of fans who enjoy dressing as the “bad guys?”

“I can’t speak for everyone but would you rather take a selfie with Darth Vader or a guy in a bathrobe?”

Read the piece, which includes interview with three awesome members with Star Wars: The Force Awakens costumes and Her Universe’s Ashley Eckstein, at Racked!

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