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Celebrating Star Wars Day

Fans dressed as the characters from "Star Wars" react during Star Wars Day in Taipei, Taiwan. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Fans dressed as the characters from "Star Wars" react during Star Wars Day in Taipei, Taiwan. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Fans dressed as the characters from "Star Wars" react during Star Wars Day in Taipei, Taiwan. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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A fan dressed in a costume "duels" with a fan during activities to mark "May the 4th" Star Wars Day at Gardens by the Bay in Singapore. REUTERS/Edgar Su

A fan dressed in a costume "duels" with a fan during activities to mark "May the 4th" Star Wars Day at Gardens by the Bay in Singapore. REUTERS/Edgar Su

A fan dressed in a costume "duels" with a fan during activities to mark "May the 4th" Star Wars Day at Gardens by the Bay in Singapore. REUTERS/Edgar Su
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Leia Farid, 4, poses for photos during activities to mark "May the 4th" Star Wars Day at Gardens by the Bay in Singapore. REUTERS/Edgar Su

Leia Farid, 4, poses for photos during activities to mark "May the 4th" Star Wars Day at Gardens by the Bay in Singapore. REUTERS/Edgar Su

Leia Farid, 4, poses for photos during activities to mark "May the 4th" Star Wars Day at Gardens by the Bay in Singapore. REUTERS/Edgar Su
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Fans dressed as Storm Trooper from "Star Wars" react at the Taipei Metro (MRT) during Star Wars Day in Taipei, Taiwan. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Fans dressed as Storm Trooper from "Star Wars" react at the Taipei Metro (MRT) during Star Wars Day in Taipei, Taiwan. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Fans dressed as Storm Trooper from "Star Wars" react at the Taipei Metro (MRT) during Star Wars Day in Taipei, Taiwan. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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Fans dressed as the characters from "Star Wars" react during Star Wars Day in Taipei, Taiwan. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Fans dressed as the characters from "Star Wars" react during Star Wars Day in Taipei, Taiwan. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Fans dressed as the characters from "Star Wars" react during Star Wars Day in Taipei, Taiwan. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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Supertree structures transform into "lightsabers" during activities to mark "May the 4th" Star Wars Day at Gardens by the Bay in Singapore. REUTERS/Edgar Su

Supertree structures transform into "lightsabers" during activities to mark "May the 4th" Star Wars Day at Gardens by the Bay in Singapore. REUTERS/Edgar Su

Supertree structures transform into "lightsabers" during activities to mark "May the 4th" Star Wars Day at Gardens by the Bay in Singapore. REUTERS/Edgar Su
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Fans dressed as the characters from "Star Wars" react during Star Wars Day in Taipei, Taiwan. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Fans dressed as the characters from "Star Wars" react during Star Wars Day in Taipei, Taiwan. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Fans dressed as the characters from "Star Wars" react during Star Wars Day in Taipei, Taiwan. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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A fan dressed as a Storm Trooper from "Star Wars" reacts at the Taipei Metro (MRT) during Star Wars Day in Taipei, Taiwan. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

A fan dressed as a Storm Trooper from "Star Wars" reacts at the Taipei Metro (MRT) during Star Wars Day in Taipei, Taiwan. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

A fan dressed as a Storm Trooper from "Star Wars" reacts at the Taipei Metro (MRT) during Star Wars Day in Taipei, Taiwan. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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Fans dressed as the characters from "Star Wars" react during Star Wars Day in Taipei, Taiwan. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Fans dressed as the characters from "Star Wars" react during Star Wars Day in Taipei, Taiwan. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Fans dressed as the characters from "Star Wars" react during Star Wars Day in Taipei, Taiwan. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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Fans dressed as the characters from "Star Wars" react during Star Wars Day in Taipei, Taiwan. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Fans dressed as the characters from "Star Wars" react during Star Wars Day in Taipei, Taiwan. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Fans dressed as the characters from "Star Wars" react during Star Wars Day in Taipei, Taiwan. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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Fans dressed as the characters from "Star Wars" react during Star Wars Day in Taipei, Taiwan. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Fans dressed as the characters from "Star Wars" react during Star Wars Day in Taipei, Taiwan. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Fans dressed as the characters from "Star Wars" react during Star Wars Day in Taipei, Taiwan. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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