A Volkswagen ad in which a little boy dressed as Darth Vader attempts to use the force has been declared by many to be the best commercial of the Super Bowl, and has garnered over 16 million additional hits on YouTube.

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On the ‘Today Show,“ the pint-sized Vader was revealed to be six-year-old Max Page, who admitted he had never seen “Star Wars” or heard of Darth Vader before auditioning for the role.

Page, an actor who appears on the soap opera “The Young and the Restless,” was born with a congenital heart defect and was given pacemaker at three months old.  According to his mother, his long-term prognosis is good.

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