Paul Bussiere built a replica of R2D2 and took him to a children's hospital in Bangor, Maine, to amuse the patients:
Bussiere says ever since R2D2 made his debut last Thanksgiving, the star of "Star Wars" has become quite the legend on the pediatric floor of Eastern Maine Medical Center -- and not just with the kids.
"The kids you understand how they're going to respond. It's the adults that are my favorite. I've had people break down into tears. It's like watching someone meet a movie star for the first time,” Bussiere said.
"It brings a smile. They're already bummed out because they're going to be stuck in the hospital for the day. And so when they came in and said R2 was going to be here, Zack was pretty excited to see him,” said one patient’s mother.
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