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Winthrop Public library holds Star Wars Reads Day; honors cancer victim

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Star Wars Reads Day will be celebrated at the Winthrop Public library and honor a young boy who lost his battle to cancer.

Jacob Flesher died in 2013 from cancer after meeting his Star Wars hero, Jeremy Bulloch, at the CORE comic book store in Cedar Falls.

The event will be Saturday, October 18th from 10:00 a.m. to noon at the Winthrop Public Library.  

Men from the Mandalorian Mercs costume club and the 501st Legion, who met Jacob, will be in attendance.

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