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Epic Behind-the-Scenes Story: A Young Bullied Girl's Visit to Star Wars the Force Awakens Set

Carrie Goldman | Posted 12.17.2016 | Parents
Carrie Goldman

An epic behind-the-scenes Star Wars story . . . with NO SPOILERS. Background: The Post That Launched A Thousand Geeks. When my oldest daughter, Katie...

Bullying: Why Zero-Tolerance Policies Don't Work

Andrew Zack | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Andrew Zack

It seems to me that we should be teaching kids today how to deal with bullies, and we should be taking those bullies aside and looking at their lives to find out what is making them act as bullies.

May the Force Be With Katie

Jenna Busch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jenna Busch

I loved Star Wars as a kid. I was told over and over again that I liked "boy things." When I read the story about a little girl named Katie who was getting teased for carrying a Star Wars water bottle to school because it was "only for boys," it saddened me.

WATCH: 7-Year-Old Girl Teased For Liking 'Star Wars' Becomes An Internet Sensation

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Last week, Chicago Now blogger Carrie Goldman took to her blog, a Portrait of an Adoption, to discuss how bullying can start at a very young age. Afte...