If you are a Star Wars fan, then the disturbance that you felt in The Force yesterday was inescapable. The Star Wars universe that director George Lucas created in 1977 lost one of its shining stars when Carrie Fisher tragically passed away four days after going into cardiac arrest aboard a returning flight from London.
The death came as a shock to the public, as the vibrant 60-year-old actress, writer, and mental health advocate, was reported as being in stable condition days after her heart attack. Fisher’s spirit was as big as the Star Wars universe that she helped to create, with her legendary performances in the original trilogy and last year’s The Force Awakens. However, whenever there is a passing, it also serves as an opportunity to celebrate life.
There’s no doubt that the course of cinematic history was altered the day that Lucas cast Fisher …
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