I came across this story on the website Business Insider:
"Max Page, the 7-year-old who played Darth Vader in Volkswagen's outstanding Super Bowl commercial for 2011, will have open-heart surgery Wednesday, according to ad agency Deutsch LA," writes Jim Edwards for the website.
A spokesperson for the ad agency told Edwards: "Max was born with a congenital heart defect, and the surgery will replace his pulmonary valve and fix a hole in his heart.
Our thoughts and prayers go out to Page and his family for a successful surgery and a speedy recovery.
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