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    "Star Wars" fan Joseph Carro dressed as character Obi Wan Kenobi, complete with lightsaber. Carro dresses as the young Jedi from “Episode III: Revenge of the Sith” during costume play events several times a year.

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    Obi Wan Kenobi is a favorite of "Star Wars" fan Carro.

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    Some of Carro's collection of "Star Wars" items are shown at his home in Portland.

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    This commissioned original piece of art depicting by Joe Quinones is part of Carro's collection.

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    Collector Tom Long's favorite line is “Do or do not, there is no try,” spoken by Yoda in “The Empire Strikes Back.”

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    Long's moped, motorcycle and car all have "Star Wars"-themed license plates.

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    Long's original Creature Cantina set, depicts the cantina on Tattooine in "Episode IV: A New Hope."

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    "Star Wars" action figures Boba Fett and Luke Skywalker are part of Long's collection. Long said the Skywalker figure was purchased by his sister and given to him as an adult, as reparations for a time in their childhood when she would rip the heads off of his Skywalker toys because she knew they were his favorite.

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    Will Stewart watches his son Miles put on a stormtrooper mask that is part of their "Star Wars" collection. Stewart and his mother have handmade "Star Wars"-themed Halloween costumes for Miles.

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    Stewart and his son's collection includes a Tie Fighter.

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    Items in the "Star Wars" collection of Stewart and his son Miles.

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    A toy version of the "AT-AT Walker" is part of the Stewarts' collection.

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    The bedroom of Miles, 5, features "Star Wars" curtains. The curtains were his father's bedsheets when Will was a child and were repurposed for Miles' room.

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    Stewart and Miles play with some of the items in their "Star Wars" collection. Will Stewart’s favorite collectible is a 1979 Kenner TIE Fighter.

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