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Chewbacca Actor Recovers From Pneumonia, Flu

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    Chewbacca Likes NBC 5

    The North Texas actor who plays Chewbacca tweeted that NBC 5 is his favorite news. (Published Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015)

    North Texas actor Peter Mayhew, who played Chewbacca in the original Star Wars trilogy, was given a clean bill of health Tuesday.

    Mayhew emailed a picture to NBC 5 after seeing a story we ran on our 10 p.m. newscast Tuesday.

    Doctors treated Mayhew for pneumonia and the flu in January.

    NBC 5 Meteorologist Grant Johnston was happy to learn that Mayhew was feeling better.

    Chewbacca Actor Recovers From Pneumonia, Flu

    [DFW] Chewbacca Actor Recovers From Pneumonia, Flu
    The North Texas actor who played Chewbacca in the original Star Wars trilogy is feeling better after doctors treated him for pneumonia and the flu.
    (Published Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015)

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