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Adam Driver delivers scholarship to daughter of injured veteran

By Karen Butler
Adam Driver delivers scholarship to daughter of injured veteran
Adam Driver arrives at a photocall for the film "Paterson" during the 69th annual Cannes International Film Festival in France on May 16, 2016. The actor delivered a scholarship to the daughter of an injured veteran in a video that has gone viral over the past five days. File Photo by David Silpa/UPI | License Photo

July 2 (UPI) -- A video showing actor Adam Driver telling a nursing school student she won a scholarship from Budweiser and Folds of Honor has gone viral.

The 4-minute film got nearly 2 million views in the five days since it was posted on YouTube.

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"This summer, we've been honoring those who protect our freedom to dream. So, we delivered a life-changing scholarship to a family who has sacrificed for their country and for each other with the help of Folds of Honor and Adam Driver. #ThisBudsForYou," reads a message accompanying the clip.

Driver, 33, is a former U.S. Marine who was injured and medically discharged before his unit was deployed to Iraq.

He is seen in Budweiser's viral video casually dressed and driving a truck to the home of John Williams, a U.S. Army veteran who was hurt during a training exercise before Desert Storm in the 1990s and still copes with pain from the injury as he drives a bus to support his family.

The film tells the story of his struggles, as well as how his daughter Hayley works 40 hours a week to pay for school, so she can eventually help other disabled vets. It ends with Driver teary eyed, telling her she doesn't have to worry about her schooling costs anymore and hugging the family.

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Driver is known for his work in the HBO series Girls, as well as in the movies Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Paterson and Silence.

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