Candace Payne: Guest Writer

(Photo courtesy of candacepayne.me)

Candace Payne is an author, speaker and viral sensation. Her 2016 Facebook Live video, which shows her trying on a Chewbacca Mask, holds the record for the most-viewed Facebook Live video in history (170+ million views) and resulted in her becoming internationally known as “Chewbacca Mom.”  She has been featured in more than 3,000 media outlets including “Good Morning America,” “The Late Late Show with James Corden,” The New York Times, PEOPLE, and Cosmopolitan. She is the author of “Laugh It Up, Defiant Joy” and her latest, “Simple Joys.” Candace lives in Texas with her husband, two children, and ornery pugs.