Of all the losses we’ve had to endure throughout 2016 - I never thought anything could be worse than losing Leonard Nimoy until we lost Carrie Fisher.
To a generation of women my age who grew up at a time where female role models were scarce,
Princess Leia of Alderaan was an inspiration to young girls everywhere. From the moment she appeared on screen in Star Wars, she captured our imaginations at her willingness to sacrifice herself to ensure the safety of the galaxy. With Rogue One’s tragic story now known to us, that sacrifice may seem even more poignant but back in 1977, it wasn’t the way things were supposed to go for a princess.
The princesses that came before Star Wars changed our worldview forever, were Disney princesses.
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