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Obi-Wan Series Could Reveal Why Leia Named Her Son After Ben Kenobi

By Josh Bate

Obi-Wan Kenobi has had a stunning first few episodes, in large part due to the heartfelt connection between the titular character and young Leia Organa. Years later, Leia Organa marries Han Solo and they have a child together, who they name Ben. Charles Soule’s The Rise of Kylo Ren confirmed that Leia and Han named their son after Ben Kenobi, but the new Disney+ series offers a chance for fans to better understand why Leia would name her son after Ben. Check out the video below breaking this theory down.

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