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Cast and crew of 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' thank fans for charity

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What can we learn from this thank-you video posted by director J.J. Abrams and the crew from Star Wars: The Force Awakens? Two things:

One — in the new film, they apparently visit a planet that is draped mostly in green cloth.

Two — Star Wars fans have big hearts.

This behind the scenes montage was put together to thank everyone for donating to the film’s Force For Change charity initiative, which was created to benefit UNICEF’s Innovation Labs. That program creates technological fixes for people in remote or troubled parts of our own world—such as communications systems for people in disaster zones, and digital education kits for children far from schools.

In the video, Abrams says that with a $1 million donation from Disney, the parent company of Lucasfilm, Force For Change raised an addition $4.26 million dollars.

And a third thing we can see in the video …

Chewbacca’s fur has just gotten silkier and smoother as he has aged.

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