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Candace Payne Bio

Candace Payne is a viral sensation whose video of trying on a Chewbacca Mask became the most-viewed Facebook Live video to date (175+ million views). She has been featured in more than 3,000 media outlets and has interviewed with major media such as "Good Morning America," "The Late Late Show with James Corden," The New York Times, PEOPLE and Cosmopolitan. Candace released her first book, Laugh It Up: Embrace Freedom and Experience Defiant Joy, and simultaneous small-group curriculum, Defiant Joy: What Happens When You're Full of It (both Zondervan), in fall 2017. Candace lives in Texas with her husband, two children, and ornery pugs.