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Charity day sees the Empire join forces with the Rebellion for 2 boys in Kent

Star Wars fundraising day in Deal Photo: ITV Meridian
Even Darth Vader showed his support! Credit: ITV Meridian

A charity day in Deal saw Luke Skywalker join forces with Darth Vader for two boys battling serious illnesses.

Digby Donnelly has the degenerative muscle wasting disease Duchenne Muscular Dystophy.

The fundraiser was in support of 2 boys in Deal Credit: ITV Meridian

The day was dubbed Ryan's rebellion in honour of Ryan Buggins who has Battens disease. The condition has left him almost blind.

Fans of Star Wars showed their support at fundraiser Credit: ITV Meridian