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Dawn Yanek

Dawn Yanek is a senior editor at RD.com who covers current events, lifestyle, shopping, and entertainment. A former on-air spokesperson and parenting blogger who has appeared on more than 2,500 TV segments, Dawn has likely popped up on your television at some point as an expert or actress. She lives in New York with her husband and their two mind-bogglingly energetic kids.
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Here’s How the Star Wars Series Almost Never Happened

Can you imagine a world without Star Wars? The unthinkable was a lot closer to happening than you probably realize.