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Cheryl Rounds watches as Annika Rounds gives an air hug to BB-8, the iconic droid from “Star Wars: The Force Awakens," at Primary Children’s Hospital in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017. Annika is being treated for neuroblastoma.

Cheryl Rounds watches as Annika Rounds, who is being treated for neuroblastoma, gives an air hug to BB-8, the iconic droid from “Star Wars: The Force Awakens," at Primary Children’s Hospital in Salt Lake City on Tuesday.

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Following the visit to the hospital, BB-8 then made a surprise appearance at the Festival of Trees in Sandy. Money raised at festival, which runs through Saturday, goes to help children at Primary Children’s Hospital.

“Star Wars: The Last Jedi" is set to open in theaters nationwide on Thursday, Dec. 14.

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