In 2006, sophomore Stephen Klimczak (right) started a humorous Facebook group to commemorate the demotion of Pluto, the 9th planet from the Sun, to “dwarf planet” status. He thought he might find about 200 other people who shared his quirky wit. Now with nearly 1.5 million members, “When I Was Your Age, Pluto Was a Planet” has become “almost … an unofficial petition to get [Pluto] back to planet status,” he says. Read more.
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