The Internet at the Speed of Thought

She Was Too Embarrassed to Wear ‘Star Wars’ Gear, Then Mark Hamill Stepped In

at4:27 pm | By

The Force is strong with her

At one point or another, we all know what it’s like to feel different.

Maybe it’s our haircut, or our clothes, or the way we look. Maybe it’s how we communicate (or don’t). More often than not, it comes down to our passions, interests, and hobbies, those important pastimes that many of us spend hiding our entire childhood in order to “fit in.” But then, with a little encouragement, we finally learn that it’s okay to stand out.

One mother took to Twitter to explain that her young daughter was too nervous to wear Star Wars gear, but she never expected that her message would go all the way to Luke Skywalker himself.

mark hamill international womens day 2

Credit: Tinseltown/Shutterstock; Twitter/NJSimmondsTPK