Chuck Norris, Aaron Norris to Become Honorary Texas Ranger

Chuck Norris campaigns with Mike Huckabee at the American Legion in Rochester, New Hampshire on January 7, 2008. The New Hampshire primary will be held January 8th. (UPI Photo/John Angelillo).

Chuck Norris played a Texas Ranger on television for years. Now, at seventy years old, Norris is becoming a Texas Ranger in real life.

According to The Associated Press, the Hollywood actor will be made an honorary Texas Ranger. Texas Governor Rick Perry will present the award to the actor and executive director of "Walker, Texas Ranger."

Norris' younger brother, the 59-year-old stunt coordinator and producer Aaron Norris, will also be made an honorary Texas Ranger, Times Live reported.

The Associated Press has more on the details of Norris receiving this honor:

Ceremonies to honor the 70-year-old martial arts star and entertainment action hero, who is known for doing good and going after bad guys and gals in the long-running TV series, will take place at a Texas Rangers office in suburban Dallas.

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