On September 16, 2014 at 11:03PM Mark Said…

Meet R2-KT: The Pink Droid Inspired by a Little Girl Who Fought Cancer:
Such a touching story….
Back in November 2004, six-year-old Katie was diagnosed with a brain tumor. She immediately underwent chemotherapy treatment and bravely dealt with all the side effects. One day, in April 2005, when she and her family took a picture by their church, Katie noticed something about one of the big windows on the side of the building: it looked like R2-D2. And that gave her father, Albin, an idea — “Why not build an R2 to watch over Katie as she slept (just like R2-D2 watched over Padme in Episode II)?” 

The rest of the story here:
http://ift.tt/1iSfJtQ

#starwars   #r2kt   #cancer   #katiejohnson   #braintumor   #pinkdroid   #astromechdroid  

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