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Dale with his cardboard Star Wars! 1981

Crafty Dale remembers,” My folks were not the kind of people who would buy me everything. As a matter of fact, I bought most of my toys with the money I earned from doing yardwork or other projects around the …

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Dale and Jon share a birthday cake, Star Wars style! 1980

Dale says,”I was allowed to decorate the sheet cake, so I threw Vader and Fett on it since it was the summer of “The Empire Strikes Back”.…

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Dale the Wampa! 1980

Dale remembers,”It was August of 1980. I spent the rainy days of my summer vacation making this wampa mask from paper bags, fun fur, heat formed plastic, a nylon footie, and styrofoam cones. I debuted it at a joint birthday …