Amid terror fears over an Egyptair crash and the spiraling presidential race, Candace Payne gave the world a reason to smile Thursday with a video showing unrestrained delight.

Candace Payne in her “Chewbacca” mask. Photo via YouTube
She donned a Chewbacca mask and, with a boost from reddit, the whole world went wild as well. As of Friday morning, her video on Facebook had about 42 million views — all in under 24 hours.

“This is going to be worth it, I promise” she said in the smartphone selfie video. “At the end of the day, it’s going into my toy box” — and not her children’s.

The mask, bought at Kohls, led to a run on the electronic-sound masks elsewhere, and even bumped Kohls’ stock price.

“I’m a happy Chewbacca,” she said. “This is worth every penny.”

Even Peter Mayhew, the 7-foot-3 actor (72 on Thursday) who plays Chewbacca in the “Star Wars” series, agreed, posting on reddit: “Absolutely wonderful!”

And the interwebs agreed.

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