goodstuffhappenedtoday:

A Girl Was Bullied For Liking Star Wars, And Was Helped In The Best Way

Layla was being teased at school in Virginia for wearing an R2-D2 jacket and Guardians of the Galaxy shirt. After hearing about this, the local chapter of the 501st Legion, Garrison Tyranus decided to step in and help out: by issuing her her own set of Stormtrooper armor.

This has happened a couple over the years: back in 2010, a girl named Katie Goldman faced much the same thing. Members of the 501st Legion around the world decided to step in and help, sourcing a scaled-down stormtrooper costume, and presented it to her.

That suit has been passed along in an awesome sort of Sisterhood of the Travelling Armor. In 2014, Katie passed the suit along to another girl, Allison, who had been bullied and attacked for liking Star Wars and Spiderman. Now, that armor has been passed along to Layla, who then had something really special happen

(the rest of the story is at the link)