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Fans Are Tweeting Beautiful Tributes To Carrie Fisher On The Anniversary Of Her Death


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One year ago today, iconic actor Carrie Fisher died. Her friend and Star Wars costar, Mark Hamill, took to Twitter to mark her passing. He shared photos of them together with the hashtag #CarrieOnForever.

No one's ever really gone... #AlwaysWithUs #CarrieOnForever

Pretty soon, fans began sharing their own memories of Fisher using the hashtag. It spread like wildfire.

People shared some of their favorite photos and GIFs.


As well as some beautiful fan art.

Many shared inspirational quotes from Fisher.

“Sometimes you can only find Heaven by slowly backing away from Hell” That quote has got me through so much lately…

From the funny...

"I tell my younger friends that no matter how I go, I want it reported that I drowned in moonlight, strangled by my… the poignant.

“Do not let what you think they think of you make you stop and question everything you are.” - Carrie Fisher (The P…


Of course, they gave her love for her brilliant tweets.

Carrie Fisher was the real Jedi Master of Twitter. #RIPPrincess #CarrieOnForever

And some shared more personal tributes.

It's been a year since my hero, @carrieffisher , became one with the force. I wrote this song for her. #CarrieOn…

Fans also shared how Fisher had inspired them, such as by being a symbol at the Women's March.

She's marching right there with us, wherever we are needed. #CarrieOnForever @womensmarch #resist

Women scientists say they were inspired to be badasses by watching Fisher dominate in Star Wars.

A long time ago, in a galaxy not so far away, a little girl watched a movie about a princess that didn’t need savin…


Other women said they learned from Fisher to be assertive...

thank you for teaching 6 y/o me watching star wars for the first time to be assertive. #RoleModelForever…

And to be brave when struggling with mental health.

First saw Star Wars when I was 6. I remember loving Princess Leia for her feistiness,leadership,&sarcasm. I grew up…

The hashtag trended all day, and many fans appreciated the reminder to remember Fisher and honor her.


This may be one of the #GOAT #Hashtags #CarrieOnForever

Stephanie McNeal is a social news editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.

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