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.”
Ron Villemaire, 69, is an Air Force veteran battling stage-four colon cancer, according to the Union Leader.READ MORE: Sticker Shock: Travelers Stunned By Rising Costs Of Renting A Car
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.READ MORE: Mother, Son Found Safe After Amber Alert In New Hampshire
New Boston, Epping, and Bedford Fire Departments assisted in transporting Villemaire and set up a special hospital bed for him in the theater.
Villemaire said he incredibly grateful for everyone who made his special day possible.MORE NEWS: Experts Warn Delta Variant Could Make Unvaccinated Communities 'Look Like Last Winter'
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.