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This Stormtrooper Walked Over 600 Miles To Comic Con To Honor His Late Wife


Kevin Doyle decided to honor his late wife and Star Wars megafan, Eileen, by walking all the way to San Diego Comic-Con from Rancho Obi-Wan, the famous Star Wars museum in Petaluma, California.

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They both shared a unique bond with their love of comic books.

Shortly after being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, Eileen passed away. / Via ABC News

Although she has been gone since 2012, Doyle explained to ABC San Diego he has still been "stuck" on that day. As an act of closure, Doyle decided to walk to the convention. / Via ABC News

She passed away on Nov. 7, 2012, and he said crossing back over the Golden Gate Bridge will "symbolically be like November 8."

Throughout his monthlong journey, he walked with a donations basket for Eileen's Little Angels, a nonprofit that helps children going through chemo. / ABC News

💔 True love. / Via ABC News

FYI, he made it!

H/T Laughing Squid