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Wed Nov 4, 2015, 04:09 PM

 

Terminally-ill 'Star Wars' fan wants to see 'The Force Awakens' before he dies



Terminally-ill 'Star Wars' fan wants to see 'The Force Awakens' before he dies



A Houston-area man’s last wish before he passes away is to see the upcoming Star Wars film.

Now, a social media campaign is ramping up to make that happen with some prominent figures from the series chiming in to help.

According to various media reports, terminally-ill film fan Daniel Fleetwood, 32, of Spring would love to see “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” before the Dec. 18 release dat

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Stars of the film like Mark Hamill, Peter Mayhew, and John Boyega have all gone to bat on social media for Fleetwood in the hopes of swaying director J.J. Abrams into presenting the ill man the picture before millions of rabid fans across the planet see it.

Fans can support Fleetwood by using the #ForceForDaniel hashtag on Twitter.

http://www.sfgate.com/neighborhood/spring/news/article/Terminally-ill-Star-Wars-fan-wants-to-see-The-6607740.php

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Reply Terminally-ill 'Star Wars' fan wants to see 'The Force Awakens' before he dies (Original post)
Liberal_in_LA Nov 2015 OP
CaliforniaPeggy Nov 2015 #1
Gothmog Nov 2015 #2
Gothmog Nov 2015 #3
Liberal_in_LA Nov 2015 #4
LostOne4Ever Nov 2015 #5

Response to Liberal_in_LA (Original post)

Wed Nov 4, 2015, 04:15 PM

1. I hope he gets to see it too, and I'll bet he will.

It would be a huge PR coup for the film and would bring a ton of good karma as well.

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Response to Liberal_in_LA (Original post)

Wed Nov 4, 2015, 04:18 PM

2. This was on the local news last week

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Response to Gothmog (Reply #3)

Tue Nov 10, 2015, 09:40 AM

4. Good. RIP

 

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Response to Liberal_in_LA (Original post)

Tue Nov 10, 2015, 09:47 AM

5. So glad that the Force was with him. RIP good Jedai, RIP.

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