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Boy in Darth Vader Super Bowl commercial is from Orange County

February 7, 2011 | 10:54 am

 

The boy in Volkswagen's popular Darth Vader Super Bowl commercial is 6-year-old Max Page from San Clemente.

Max suffers from a congenital heart defect and is an outpatient at Children's Hospital Los Angeles.

He and his mother, Jennifer Page, went on the "Today" show on Monday. She said she was "overwhelmed" by the amount of attention the commercial is getting.

The ad already has more than 15 million hits on YouTube.

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-- KTLA

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