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Photos: How tall is James Comey? Tall. Like, really tall.

FBI Director James Comey was in Chelsea on Tuesday.

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FBI Director James Comey was in Chelsea on Tuesday.

By now, you’ve likely heard of James Comey.

The FBI director has been visible in political goings-on as of late, from the Hillary Clinton e-mail controversy to questions about Russian meddling.

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One thing people might not know about the leader of the FBI? He’s tall.

Like, really tall.

At 6 feet 8 inches, Comey — who reportedly likes to play basketball — is likely the tallest FBI director ever.

He was in Chelsea, Mass., on Tuesday for the ribbon-cutting of a new Boston FBI headquarters, and even next to Governor Charlie Baker — who clocks in at 6 feet 6 inches — Comey basically towered over everyone.

This isn’t the first time Comey’s height has been noticed: It was noted on political talks shows in January, when the FBI director seemed to overshadow President Trump while the two shook hands.

Photos from today’s ribbon-cutting in Chelsea:

Chelsea, MA: 03-01-2017: Massachusetts governor Charlie Baker (left) and FBI director James B. Comey at the ribbon cutting ceremony for the FBI's new facility in Chelsea, Mass. March 7, 2017. Photo/John Blanding, Boston Globe staff story/ , Metro ( 08FBI )

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Governor Charlie Baker and FBI Director James Comey.

CHELSEA, MA - MARCH 07: FBI director James Comey attends the opening of FBI Boston Headquarters on March 7, 2017 in Chelsea, Massachusetts. Director Comey was in to mark the opening of new offices for the Boston FBI division. (Photo by )

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CHELSEA, MA - MARCH 07: FBI director James Comey attends the opening of FBI Boston Headquarters on March 7, 2017 in Chelsea, Massachusetts. Director Comey was in to mark the opening of new offices for the Boston FBI division. (Photo by Scott Eisen/Getty Images)

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CHELSEA, MA - MARCH 07: FBI director James Comey, left, and Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker attend the opening of FBI Boston Headquarters on March 7, 2017 in Chelsea, Massachusetts. Director Comey was in to mark the opening of new offices for the Boston FBI division. (Photo by Scott Eisen/Getty Images)

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Chelsea, MA: 03-01-2017: FBI director James B. Comey talks with guests after the ribbon cutting ceremony for the FBI's new facility in Chelsea, Mass. March 7, 2017. Photo/, Boston Globe staff story/ , Metro ( 08FBI )

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