The hospice through their Twitter wrote, "Can you help?"
"At the time I was really upset that we weren't using them because it was Carrie and it was Leia, and how do you not use them?"
On Friday morning, the dying Star Wars fan was given the honor to see the highly-anticipated fantasy film with his son - his only hope left. If you know ANYBODY who might be able to make it happen, please share with them.
Mr Iger, I wish we had the words to sum up what it means to the patient, the family & us. Then again, there probably wasn't a shot of her holding that specific version of the lightsaber since it wasn't yet broken in The Force Awakens, so maybe with the help of some visual effects, we'll get to see that happen after all. Thank you. Happy Thanksgiving to you, your family & your colleagues. During what is just a disgusting situation to be in, you have helped to make some wonderful memories and bring some joy to my family.
'I am a huge Star Wars fan and what I am going through is completely dire. And though we still don't have an opening date for this new film, a new sign has been installed where the entrance to this new film-based attraction will eventually go, which is hopefully a sign that we'll see an opening soon! I still can't believe it.
The very next day, the hospice reported the successful results of their campaign when a Disney employee showed up with a laptop containing the film.
His wife also took the time to thank Disney as well, calling the response to their wishes "truly mind-blowing". From a simple conversation to witnessing the outpouring of generosity has been unbelievable.
A sign outside the Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance ride at Disney's Galaxy's Edge theme parks spoils a surprise element of the ending. "The unbelievable people who have visited, along with the messages and gifts we have received have provided us with an opportunity to talk to our son more about the reality of his Dad's condition". We will be forever grateful for these wonderful memories'.
Just three days after the request was made on Twitter, the Rowans Hospice patient and his family became the first fans to see the conclusion to the Skywalker Saga.