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

Note from Carrie: HUFFPOST has my piece about our behind-the-scenes visit to #TheForceAwakens set in London. NO SPOILERS. “As we chatted, the crew handed us mud-coverings to pull over our shoes. Although the sun was shining, it had been raining on the outside set the previous week, and everything was thick with gooey mud. We clomped onto the set, where they were filming a big battle scene between Stormtroopers and Chewie and Han Solo. Finn (John Boyega) was also on set.”

My cell phone rang. It was LucasFilm. There was a room full of people who wanted to tell me something. Four-year-old Cleo was balanced on my hip, yelping about wanting to watch a movie. I tried to listen to the phone as I shushed her.

“We have some exciting news. We would like to invite Katie to come see the filming of Episode 7 on the set in London. “

Wait, what?

Read the full story at the Huffington Post..