The Top 50 Moments of Star Wars Celebration Anaheim

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33. J.J. Abrams Makes a New Friend

“I’d just as soon kiss a Wookiee,” says Princess Leia in Empire Strikes Back. She may not have gotten her wish, but J.J. Abrams did when he played the Twizzler challenge with Chewbacca on the first day of the convention. Keeping with the pattern of goodwill that the Star Wars production team has fostered, the event helped raise money and awareness for autism research.

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