#ReyOfHope: The Story So Far

Blow by Blow account of how the #ReyOfHope campaign is reaching stars across the galaxy.

 

Well to say it’s been a crazy few day’s here at Blabba HQ would be a Jabba sized understatement. We shared an open letter to Daisy Ridley from an incredibly courageous young lady has turned into something we could never have conceived. Our goal was to spread this wonderful story and message of hope across the Galaxy, what happened after has culminated in multiple people from far and wide, uniting to form the #ReyOfHope campaign.

If you are unfamiliar with this story hear over here

Here is a blow by blow account of where we are so far and how much further we need to go to reach our ultimate goal in getting Alice’s message to Daisy Ridley:

24th April 2016 @ 6:20pm (Irish time) – #ReyofHope And Open Letter to Daisy Ridley goes live

5 Re-Tweets and 7 likes on @Blabbathehutt’s original tweet, all in the space of mere minutes 

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April 24th @ 06:33 – Alice cant believe it:

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7:12pm – Follow mass Retweet and likes – #Rey of Hope is seen across the Galaxy as it reaches no.3 as an #DaisyRidley search result:

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7:20pm – Alice’s reaction says it all:

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10:25 pm – The First Major Retweet comes from Dash Promenti – Ana-Maria Leonte:

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11:30pm – A friend of Blabba lends her support: Princess Leia Herself – Julie DolanScreen Shot 2016-04-26 at 12.51.45

Earlier that evening at 8pm; potentially the most important play of the evening, our good pal Rob reaches out to a well known force user:

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9:30pm – There has been an awakening, Luke Skywalker Answers our call, calls Alice an “inspiration”, and requests to be cast in her first movie!

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9:32pm – I think Alice is quite happy don’t you?

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Following on from Mark Hamill’s support, everything gets a little crazy, here are some of the best twitter reactions to Alice’s story:

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If this story unfolds any further all the updates will be published here, we’re have circulated the story to Irish media and beyond hoping they will help us to support alice. If ‘you are interested in helping out or you want to know more you can mail us here

Next Steps:

We did good, but the job is far from over, we need your help to spread this message even further throughout the Galaxy so that it reaches Daisy Ridley. We ask that you stay with us as we help Alice realise her dream!

Click here to support Alice with a tweet

Until Next Time,

May The Force Be With You.

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Gary O'Toole is a life long Star Wars Fan. He is the Blabba The Hutt Facebook Community Manager, Content Creator and writer for Blabbathehutt.net. He is the recognised #1 MotherHutter! Famous Catchphrase: By Plo's Koon!

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