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The woman from the Chewbacca mask video just got to meet the man himself

Together at last.

chewbacca Source: Facebook/Candace Payne

THE VIRAL SENSATION of 2016 has undoubtedly been Candace Payne and her contagious, joyous laughter on trying out her Star Wars Chewie mask for the first time.

It’s been viewed over 150 million times and she’s become an overnight sensation:

But yesterday, perhaps the best thing happened to Candace of this whole experience – she got to meet Peter Mayhew aka Chewbacca in person

chewie Source: Imgur

And the man himself posted it to Reddit last night – where the image of the two of them has gone super viral.

He’d previously commented on her laugh when this first blew up

peter mayhew Source: Reddit

But now they’ve finally met.

Two of the most famous Chewbaccas, together at last.

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