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Behnam and his tabletop Death Star! 1985

Behnam remembers,”This was the last time I celebrated my birthday in Iran. We had brought back an AlphaStar toy and my Star Wars figures would sit in that and have adventures. My brother Kambiz used to fly me around that …

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Carl makes a new Star Wars friend! Christmas 1985

Carl might have found the greatest gift that Christmas! Star Wars toys were always a welcome gift in my home, it would appear that they were in Carl’s too. Merry Christmas Carl!…

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Christopher and his new Star Wars toy! Christmas 1985

Hey, can you spot the Star Wars toy in this photo? It’s a tough search…want a hint? Christopher is holding a ball glove…and…A SKIFF! And it looks like it’s loaded up with a few figures. Oh what a glorious Christmas …

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Nicolas and the crew of the Falcon – 1985

Here’s Nicolas chillin’ with his chums Han, Lando, and Chewie. Oh what adventures are to come.…

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Ken flys the Star Wars blanket flag! 1985

Ken remembers, “I was on vacation in Texas with the family in 1985 at the age of 16.  I was holding the towel to show how windy it was.  That hair was 1980s metal mullet.”

Good times!…

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Paul and siblings love Star Wars! 1985

Paul spreads the fun of Star Wars to dang near EVERYBODY! If you want to know more about Paul and his adventures in front of the camera, go to https://www.youtube.com/user/weirdpaulp…

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Jared, family, and the Falcon! 1985

If igrewupstarwars.com has taught me anything, it’s that getting the Millennium Falcon for Christmas is pure bliss! Jared remembers, “My younger brother, my Dad and I somewhere around Christmas 1985. My falcon ended up outside a lot in the snowy …

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Balazs is HAN SOLO! Christmas 1985

Balazs takes aim as Han, while the Falcon receives some “work” in the background. Christmas is an awesome time of year, especially when there are Star Wars toys involved.…

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Joel goofs around while the Falcon is assembled. Christmas 1985

Uncle Chuck feverishly assembles the Falcon while Joel just sits there goofing off. I hope the sticker application was left to Joel. There was always a sense of accomplishment gushing over the instruction manuals of those Star Wars toys, and …