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Opening video illustration from Video’s That Teach, page 62, 63: The Empire Strikes Back

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This is the second film of the Star Wars trilogy. Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) receives his first training as a Jedi knight…

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Luke Skywalker travels to Dagobah in search of the Jedi master, Yoda (Frank Oz). Luke knows that to become a Jedi knight he must learn to use the force. After his X-Wing fighter sinks in the swamp, Luke is instructed by Yoda to lift it out by using the power of the Force. When Luke tries and fails, he gives up and the fighter sinks deeper into the swamp; however, Yoda is successful, telling Luke the reason for his failure is because he does not believe.

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