One Good Thing: Special Olympian spreads message of love
(Gary Schottle via AP)Gary Schottle arrived in time to see the other kids in line hitting and jumping on his young son. Special Olympics changed everything. Special Olympics has since branched out to more than 170 countries, empowering more than 5 million athletes who had often been cast aside. In 20 years of Special Olympics competition, Tank's confidence has soared, his leadership spreading across playing fields, the Houston area and beyond. Once one of the bullied, he has become a living embodiment of the Special Olympics message.
Jeremy Bulloch, Boba Fett in first 'Star Wars' trilogy, dies
Jeremy Bulloch speaks in front of the costume he wore while playing Boba Fett in "Star Wars: Episode V The Empire Strikes Back" and "Star Wars: Episode VI Return of the Jedi" at the Star Wars Identities exhibition in London on July 26, 2017. Bulloch, the English actor who played Boba Fett in the original "Star Wars" trilogy, has died. (AP Photo)LOS ANGELES – Jeremy Bulloch, the English actor who first donned a helmet, cape and jetpack to play Boba Fett in the original “Star Wars” trilogy, died Thursday. But Boba Fett quickly became a cult favorite and eventually would emerge as one of the most beloved figures in the “Star Wars” galaxy, inspiring characters and plotlines in other “Star Wars” properties, most notably “The Mandalorian” on Disney+, where Boba Fett has recently reemerged. He would settle instead for the tiny role of Captain Colton, pilot of Alderaan, and one more flight through the “Star Wars” galaxy, instead.
Shock, grief, and gratitude after death of Chadwick Boseman
God bless Chadwick Boseman. Denzel Washington, via a statement. During the premiere party for Black Panther, Chadwick reminded me of something. My friend and fellow Bison Chadwick Boseman was brilliant, kind, learned, and humble. We are devastated by the tragic loss of Chadwick Boseman. From Black Panther to Da 5 Bloods, Chadwick Boseman brought strength and light to the screen, every time. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, via Twitter.
Expert: Uncommon to be diagnosed with colon cancer so young
Actor Chadwick Boseman, known for playing real-life Black icons and ruling Wakanda as the Marvel character Black Panther, died at age 43 after a four-year battle with colon cancer. Jacksonville oncologist Dr. Scot Ackerman said Saturday on The Morning Show that its unusual for someone to be diagnosed with colon cancer at such a young age. God bless Chadwick Boseman. Denzel Washington, via a statement. During the premiere party for Black Panther, Chadwick reminded me of something. You will be missed. Bosemans Black Panther co-star Sterling K. Brown.
Arrest warrant issued for Luke Sky Walker (yes, that's his name)
CARTER COUNTY, Tenn. - The Force is strong with a young man with a familiar name who is evading police. Tennessee authorities issued a warrant for the arrest of 22-year-old Luke Sky Walker... yes, his real name... on charges of property theft, WZTV reports. The real crime here is Mr. & Mrs. Walker saddling this poor guy with that name in the first place. #MisbegottenMoniker #AlsoTooShortForAStormtrooper https://t.co/mj3GknabQQ Mark Hamill (@HamillHimself) December 2, 2018The Carter County Sheriff's Office is asking anyone with any information on Luke Sky Walker's whereabouts, whether in this star system or another, to contact authorities immediately. The real authorities, not those associated with The First Order.