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Brent Burns has 'family reunion' at Disney World with Chewbacca

Sharks defenseman tweets picture with his kids and the big wookie @NHLdotcom

The NHL's answer to Chewbacca met the genuine article.

San Jose Sharks defenseman Brent Burns, known for his wookie-length beard and hair, tweeted a photo from a family vacation to Disney World.

Tweet from @Burnzie88: Family reunion!! @WaltDisneyWorld

The photo was with both his literal family, son Jagger and daughter Peyton, and his "family," meaning the big guy from the "Star Wars" franchise.

Burns, who famously donned a Chewbacca mask during the Breakaway challenge at the 2016 NHL All-Star Game, is wearing Yoda ears this time around and a T-shirt with Storm Troopers on it and looking very much at home.

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