My son is 4 years old, and he has a lot of toys.

Truth be told, so does his father.

I've been a "Star Wars" collector since I was 7. I vividly remember that my first SW-related collectible was a coloring set that came with a fistful of multicolored markers, which I received one day before I saw the first film at the Fox Plaza Theater in Staten Island in 1977. I still recall coloring in an oversized line drawing of Darth Vader and Obi-Wan Kenobi that evening, just before my aunt and I left to go see the movie.

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Shawn Moynihan is Editor-in-Chief of National Underwriter Property & Casualty. A St. John’s University alum, Moynihan has earned 11 Jesse H. Neal Awards, the Pulitzers of the business press; seven Azbee Awards, from the American Society of Business Press Editors; two Folio Awards; and a SABEW award, from the Society of American Business Editors & Writers. Prior to joining ALM, he served as Managing Editor/Online Editor of journalism institution Editor & Publisher, the trade bible of the newspaper industry. Moynihan also has held editorial positions with AOL, Metro New York, and Newhouse Newspapers. He can be reached at [email protected].