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Saturday, June 29 • 11:00am - 11:50am
How the Fandom Helped Me Through

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Did Potterheads help you with your self-confidence? Have other StarKids, Gleeks, or Whovians been there for you when you felt you couldn't talk to anyone else? Fandom is a part of our lives, and whether you mildly associate yourself or you're fully submerged, a lot of us have used fandom to get through some tough times.

 


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avatar for Kayla Campos

Kayla Campos

Kayla is a college graduate and fandom veteran. Her mother gave her Sorcerer's Stone at age 8, and she's been hooked-on-fandom ever since! She's been involved in several support groups for LGBT youth and young adult issues. She currently works with a corporate internship program, hosting meetings, workshops, and team-building events to help students network and grow all across North America. She is a self-proclaimed Slytherin from Dallas with a... Read More →


Saturday June 29, 2013 11:00am - 11:50am
C125-126