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  • File - In this Feb. 17, 2012 file photo, George Lucas is shown arriving at the 43rd NAACP Image Awards in Los Angeles. Lucasfilm Ltd., the force behind the Star Wars movies, said it has abandoned plans to build a big digital production studio on historic farmland in northern California, citing opposition from neighbors worried the environmental impact. The company owned by filmmaker George Lucas said it planned to construct new facilities elsewhere. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles, file)

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A statue of the Jedi master Yoda at Lucasfilm Ltd.'s headquarters in San Francisco is one of many special sites visited by "Star Wars" fans from around the globe. Other locations include a desert in Tunisia and a Tuscan lakefront villa.

    'Star Wars' fanatics travel far for glimpse of iconic sites

    Within sight of the Golden Gate Bridge lies another landmark cherished by a small but fervent group of travelers: a full-size replica of Yoda, George Lucas' master of the Force.

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