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Let the Wookie win

Let the Wookie win

Washington D.C. got the celebrity sighting of a lifetime in the form of the famous Wookie of Star Wars.

Will Phillips, who serves in the Navy and is stationed in Washington D.C., donned the iconic hairy costume for all 26.2 miles of the Rock ‘n’ Roll course.

“The crowd just went wild when they saw Chewbacca—especially the kids,” he says.

Phillips and his wife both dress up Star Wars costumes to raise money for various causes.

“Everyone knows that line ‘Let the Wookie win,’ and that’s perfect,” says Phillips. “Because everyone wins when they donate money to help others.”