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Grand Prairie Mom's Chewbacca Mask Video Goes Viral

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    Grand Prairie Mom's Chewbacca Mask Video Goes Viral

    A North Texas mom's Facebook live video of herself laughing when putting on a Chewbacca mask went viral during the weekend. (Published Monday, May 23, 2016)

    A North Texas mom's Facebook live video of herself laughing while wearing a Chewbacca mask went viral during the weekend.

    Grand Prairie's Candace Payne's video had more than 135 million views and 3 million shares on Facebook as of Monday morning.

    North Texas actor Peter Mayhew, who played Chewbacca in the "Star Wars" movies, called Payne's video "absolutely wonderful" on a Reddit post.

    Payne found the mask at Kohls, which his now sold out of the masks nationwide. They're selling on eBay from $46 to $199. The Target store on Glade Road in Euless was one of the few North Texas stores still carrying the mask.

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