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Heidi and H.E.R.O.I.C. Inc, Cosplay for a Cause

Cosplay is a fun hobby for many costumers out in the world. Some take their costuming skills to a whole new level often called "Cause-Play." This is when you pull out that costume, get in character, and help charity or someone in need. Many different groups have formed from this idea. The Mandolorian Mercs and the 501st Legion are two Star Wars based groups that are all over the United States. Here in Utah we have one smaller group called H.E.R.O.I.C. Inc. H.E.R.O.I.C. Inc at Hastur Games in Salt Lake City. This group has about 37 members, 60 characters, and can do about 60 events in a year. They are hard workers and are dedicated to helping out charities.  This is where Heidi comes in. Heidi is one of the founders of H.E.R.O.I.C. and she is the sweetest person ever. I met her a little over a year ago. My younger cousin is down-syndrome and he loves super heroes and many cartoons. There was a Buddy Walk being held for Down Syndrome in our hometown. I had heard of th