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Mark Hamill — famous for playing Jedi Master Luke Skywalker — honored a front-line worker amid the coronavirus pandemic.

What’s going on:

  • On “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” last week, Hamill surprised San Diego nurse Chloe Ducos, who has been engaged with increased testing for the coronavirus pandemic in the California city.
  • Hamill appeared on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!”
  • He said:  “I’ve been reading about all you’ve done, six years as a nurse, teaching at night, you’re in the tents.”
  • He added: “I mean, that’s so great, I mean to me, I’m a pretend hero, you’re the real-life hero. So thank you for your service.”
  • Hamill said he sent the nurse a signed lightsaber.
  • Ducos received $100,000 from PayPal as well, according to Fox News.

Hamill weighs in on protests

  • Hamill shared a photo of a Yoda statue on Tuesday. The statue had the words “matter black lives do” spray-painted on the front of it, part the ongoing protests over the death of George Floyd, racial injustice and police brutality.
  • Hamill said: “Luminous beings are we... ALL.”
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