If there's one word that describes a die-hard "Star Wars" fan, it would be "dedicated." Mark Dermul of Belgium exemplifies that dedication. When Dermul learned that the home used for Luke Skywalker's house in the movies was in desperate need of repair, he set off on a mission to fix it.
In a remote area of the Tunisian desert, Dermul led a group of "Star Wars" fans as they renovated and repainted what is commonly referred to as the Lars Homestead. The sci-fi writer raised $11,000 for the renovation on his website in a section titled Save Lars. The website features photos, a diary, and videos of the reconstruction.
To make the reconstruction as authentic and detailed as possible, one of the cement steps of the home consists of sand from all the other "Star Wars" shooting locations in Tunisia. After a week of working in 115 degree temperature, the team returned Luke Skywalker'sRead More »from ‘Star Wars’ Fans Rebuild Luke Skywalker’s Home From the Classic Film