Nimster's R2-D2

The adventures of an astromech and his builder

Article from The Tennessean


Written by
Brian Wilson
The Tennessean

The vastness of the Nashville Comic Con's main hall at the Music City Center didn't phase Mt. Juliet resident Dawna Mraz.  Instead, what did her in was the life-size R2-D2 beeping and swerving in front of her.  "It's my childhood. It's my magic," she said moments after jumping and squealing at the sight of the fictional "Star Wars" droid.         read more...

Artoo visits Kentucky Children's Hospital
R2-D2 helping with the daily rounds at KCH

On September 27, 2013, R2-D2 visited patients at Kentucky Children's Hospital. The visit was with the local garrison of the 501st Legion, an all-volunteer organization dedicated to promoting the interest of Star Wars through costumed charity and volunteer work for the community.