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Star Wars characters face the recession


The economic downturn has affected all of us. Well, almost all of us. So it's no great surprise that it's also had an impact on the characters from Star Wars. You know, given their extravagant lifestyles.

After all, it was estimated that the Death Star would have cost a whopping $8.1 quadrillion to make. So while we're saddened, we're not too surprised to see so many iconic faces roaming the streets.

Photographer Marcus Minuchin has created a set of images that provide an insight into this new intergalactic underclass.

Would you offer them a spare penny? Or perhaps a ripped up Phantom Menace poster?



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