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William Shatner Creates Tribute To Help Memory Of Leonard Nimoy 'Live Long And Prosper'

LOS ANGELES ( — Thousands of "Star Trek" fans recently participated in a social media tribute that was paid in respect to legendary actor Leonard Nimoy.

Actor William Shatner originally made a request on Aug. 1 for his Twitter followers to capture photos of themselves making the "Live Long And Prosper" sign as part of an undisclosed project.

On Sunday, Shatner shared the finished product, which included more than 6,000 images of fans.

The photos were compiled into a mosaic of Nimoy as Mr. Spock, his most famous role.

According to Shatner, the project was created as part of a task for "Gish-Wishes," which is an annual scavenger hunt that is run for charity.

His role in the project was appropriate as he played Captain Kirk on the television series alongside Nimoy's half-human, half-Vulcan character.

The mosaic has been submitted to the Guiness Book to be considered for a world record.

Nimoy, 83, died on Feb. 27 at his home in Los Angeles.

According to his son, Adam Nimoy, the actor passed away as a result of end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

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