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Sand People and super troopers: Star Wars cosplayers play beach volleyball in Toronto

At Toronto's Polson Pier, members of the 501st Legion gather for a friendly game of volleyball between Tusken Raiders, Storm Troopers and Princess Leia

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Members of the 501st Legion, a group of Star Wars enthusiasts play beach volleyball at Polson Pier in Toronto on Aug. 21, 2013. With Canada‚'s largest fan convention just around the corner, two teams of Star Wars characters, including the iconic Princess Leia (in the gold bikini from Return of the Jedi), bounty hunter Boba Fett, Stormtroopers, Barc Troopers and Tusken Raiders, will go head-to-head in an entertaining game of volleyball.

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Members of the 501st Legion, a group of Star Wars enthusiasts play beach volleyball at Polson Pier in Toronto, Ontario Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013.

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Members of the 501st Legion, a group of Star Wars enthusiasts play beach volleyball at Polson Pier in Toronto, Ontario Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013.

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Members of the 501st Legion, a group of Star Wars enthusiasts play beach volleyball at Polson Pier in Toronto, Ontario Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013.

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Members of the 501st Legion, a group of Star Wars enthusiasts play beach volleyball at Polson Pier in Toronto, Ontario Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013.

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Members of the 501st Legion, a group of Star Wars enthusiasts play beach volleyball at Polson Pier in Toronto, Ontario Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013.

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Members of the 501st Legion, a group of Star Wars enthusiasts play beach volleyball at Polson Pier in Toronto on Aug. 21, 2013.

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Members of the 501st Legion, a group of Star Wars enthusiasts play beach volleyball at Polson Pier in Toronto on Aug. 21, 2013.

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Members of the 501st Legion, a group of Star Wars enthusiasts play beach volleyball at Polson Pier in Toronto on Aug. 21, 2013.

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Members of the 501st Legion, a group of Star Wars enthusiasts play beach volleyball at Polson Pier in Toronto on Aug. 21, 2013.

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Members of the 501st Legion, a group of Star Wars enthusiasts play beach volleyball at Polson Pier in Toronto on Aug. 21, 2013.

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Members of the 501st Legion, a group of Star Wars enthusiasts play beach volleyball at Polson Pier in Toronto, Ontario Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013.

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Members of the 501st Legion, a group of Star Wars enthusiasts play beach volleyball at Polson Pier in Toronto on Aug. 21, 2013.

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Members of the 501st Legion, a group of Star Wars enthusiasts play beach volleyball at Polson Pier in Toronto on Aug. 21, 2013.

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