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Disney has bumped up the debut of “The Rise of Skywalker ” for a terminally ill man whose dying wish was to see the latest “ Star Wars ” film with his son.The man, whose name hasn’t been shared, is a patient at Rowans Hospice in Hampshire, U.K. The hospice tweeted it’s cry for help on Tuesday
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Disney has bumped up the debut of "The Rise of Skywalker" for a terminally ill man whose dying wish was to see the latest "Star Wars" film with his son.
The man, whose name hasn't been shared, is a patient at Rowans Hospice in Hampshire, U.K. The hospice tweeted it's cry for help on Tuesday, saying the man is a "HUGE" "Star Wars" fan but "sadly, time is not on his side" for the movie's Dec. 20 debut.
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Disney has bumped up the premiere of "The Rise of Skywalker " for a terminally ill man whose dying wish was to see the latest " Star Wars " film with his son. CEO Bob Iger responded to a man’s dying wish to see the film with his son weeks ahead of the movie’s Dec. 20 release date.
A terminally ill Star Wars fan had one of his dying wishes granted by Disney CEO Bob Iger, who granted him and his son an early screening of The Rise of Skywalker . The fan , whose name has not been released, is a patient at the U.K.-based Rowans Hospice in Waterlooville, Hampshire, and his
Disney chief Bob Iger responded the same day, saying "we will certainly try."
On this Thanksgiving, we atare grateful to be able to share with a patient and his family . May the force be with you and with us all!
- Robert Iger (@RobertIger)
The tweet was retweeted more than 1,000 times, with Iger receiving a response from someone claiming to be a "dear friend" of the dying man. "Bless you. You've made a dying man go with style. If we ever meet, I'll give you the biggest hug. Top man," the man tweeted at Iger.
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Disney has bumped up the debut of “The Rise of Skywalker ” for a terminally ill man whose dying wish was to see the latest “ Star Wars ” film with his son. “On this Thanksgiving, we at Disney are grateful to be able to share ‘The Rise of Skywalker ’ with a patient and his family” from Rowans Hospice
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Rowans Hospice also thanked Iger for the kind gesture. "Mr. Iger, I wish we had the words to sum up what it means to the patient, the family & us," the hospice said in a reply tweet to Iger.
Health care worker Lisa Davies, who works at the hospice and alerted the clinic to the patient's final wish, said in a statement she was "utterly speechless."
"The response from everyone, including the Star Wars community, has been absolutely phenomenal over the last few days," Davies said. "So a massive thank you to every single person that has shared our post and given their time to help make this possible."
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