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501st Turns Sick Boy Into Stormtrooper

Posted By Eric on December 19, 2010

The 501st Legion proved once again that bad guys can be good guys too when they visited a sick young man in the hospital to fulfill one of his longtime wishes. Devan White, a fifteen-year-old boy in Ligonier, Indiana, has an inoperable brain tumor, but he still hoped to someday don stormtrooper armor. WSBT.com reports that his wish came true when the 501st arrived:
Surrounded by family and friends and overseen by people dressed as Darth Vader and two Storm Troopers, from the Bloodfin Garrison of the 501st Legion (an Indiana based Star Wars club), Devan became a genuine Storm Trooper with helmet, armor and blaster.
Check out the video below and click through to the story on WBST.com to hear from Devan and his parents.



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