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Fire Departments Help Veteran On Hospice See Star Wars Movie

EPPING, New Hampshire (CBS) -- A New Hampshire veteran, who is a self-described "Star Wars junkie," got his wish to see the latest Star Wars movie "The Last Jedi."

Darth Vader visits an Air Force veteran who is a huge Star Wars fan (Courtesy Photo)

Ron Villemaire, 69, is an Air Force veteran battling stage-four colon cancer, according to the Union Leader.

He was visited by Darth Vader and Chewbacca at his hospice center before he was escorted by Storm Troopers to the movie theater on Friday.

Ron Villimaire is greeted by Chewbecca at his hospice care center (Photo Courtesy: New Boston Fire Department)

New Boston, Epping, and Bedford Fire Departments assisted in transporting Villemaire and set up a special hospital bed for him in the theater.

Air Force veteran transported to the movie theater to see Star Wars (Courtesy Photo)

Villemaire said he incredibly grateful for everyone who made his special day possible.

The movie theater was closed to the public, allowing Villemaire to share it with family and friends, complete with a bucket of popcorn and a soda.

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