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"We all knew what Vern meant right away. At the beginning of the school year, Vern had buried a quart jar of pennies underneath his house. He drew a treasure map so he could find them again. A week later, his mom cleaned out his room & threw away the map. Vern had been trying to find those pennies for nine months. Nine months, man. You didn't know whether to laugh or cry."
Stand by Me

Another favorite show of mine to bite the dust ⬇️

Suet624 Hmmm.. I‘ve never read Stand by Me. Maybe I should. 1mo
Mdargusch I agree @Suet624 - I feel like I should have read that by now. 1mo
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Reviewsbylola Yup, I need to read it to for sure! 1mo
Cinfhen I don‘t know why...I‘m not getting your tags 😢😢😢 1mo
emilyhaldi lolol 1mo
rohit-sawant @Suet624 @Mdargusch @Reviewsbylola It's one of King's best. Hope you enjoy it! 1mo
rohit-sawant @Cinfhen That's odd! Hope whatever glitch it is gets ironed out. 1mo
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It‘s been a busy day, so I haven‘t had a chance to catch up on my tags and comments. That will definitely be happening in the AM.

As it stands, Rhett Butler is the poster child for #boysdontcry. He‘s also perfect for memes. #sorrynotsorry #anglophileapril

FashionableObserver I could stare at that face all day. 😍 1mo
Cinfhen Ha!! The memes are endless 1mo
Caroline2 😂 1mo
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LeahBergen 😆😆 1mo
GripLitGrl 😂🤣😂 1mo
emilyhaldi Fucking love him 1mo
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Reviewsbylola ♥️♥️♥️ 1mo
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A Little Life: A Novel | Hanya Yanagihara
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#boysdontcry except in this book... where boys cry, girls cry, you cry, I cry, etc etc 😭😭😭😭😭


Pricel101 This book broke my heart 100x over 😢 1mo
CoffeeK8 @Pricel101 agreed! This book breaks my heart every time I think about it 1mo
Jenken1998 Its been on my shelf for over a year. I need to get to it 1mo
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Soubhiville Oh yeah, so much crying! 1mo
BarbaraBB The perfect choice for this prompt 1mo
Mdargusch Good one. And that‘s exactly why I haven‘t read it. 1mo
Reviewsbylola We all cry. 😭😭😭😭😭😭😭 1mo
Cinfhen Yes!!!!! THIS IS THE crying book for sure!!!!! At least your flowers look happy 😊 Great pick 🙌🏻 1mo
Kalalalatja Omg my heart 😭💔😭💔😭 1mo
Reviewsbylola Most cryingest book ever. 1mo
HardcoverHearts Hysterical, ugly crying with hiccups type of books. 1mo
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A Monster Calls | Patrick Ness, Siobhan Dowd
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When #BoysDontCry, a monster might have to show up to make them realize what it is they are scared of, what makes them sad and angry, what their most painful thoughts are. At least that‘s what the monster in this book tries to do


TrishB Great pick 👍🏻 1mo
Mdargusch That cover is wonderful! 🖤 1mo
Reviewsbylola What a gorgeous edition!! 1mo
emilyhaldi Cool 🖤🖤🖤 1mo
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All She Wanted | Aphrodite Jones
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The 1999 movie #BoysDontCry was the first mainstream film to discuss violence against transgender people. Based on the '93 Brandon Teena murder, & released a year after the murder of Matthew Shepard, it progressed the national consciousness about the undeniable reality of hate crimes. Hilary Swank & Chloë Sevigny both gave masterful performances & made their characters feel relatable #AnglophileApril
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Cinfhen Here you go @gradcat ❣️ Well played, Scott!!! 🙌🏻 1mo
Mdargusch I had no idea that‘s what that movie was about. Sounds very powerful. 1mo
Reviewsbylola I‘ve never seen this. 😱 1mo
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gradcat Yup! I couldn‘t help but think of this one, too @Cinfhen ... nice post!! 👍♥️ 1mo
emilyhaldi Another classic I have yet to see!!! 😬 1mo
vivastory @emilyhaldi I haven't watched it in awhile, but I remember it holds up really well. 1mo
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Bridge to Terabithia | Katherine Paterson
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“You think it's so great to die and make everyone cry and carry on. Well it ain't.”

#AnglophileApril | 22: #BoysDontCry

📷: Made with Typorama

Cinfhen Great graphics 1mo
Mdargusch That makes me want to cry. 1mo
Reviewsbylola I still remember this book vividly. 1mo
gradcat Oooh, this is a very nice post...I love this—kudos! ❤️ 1mo
emilyhaldi 😩😩😩 1mo
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Today‘s #AnglophileApril prompt is an interesting one. The first thing I thought of for #boysdontcry is anything about autism and boys being different. My autistic 11-year-old has no problems crying or showing his feelings, and I adore it. I think we need more emotion in this world, especially in the boys we‘re raising. This is a fascinating book on neuro-diverse kids and the issues they face.

BibliOphelia 👋 Hi! Mom of an autistic 8yo boy here, and I haven‘t read this one. Just about to start Why I Jump. Glad for this recommendation! 1mo
Leelee08 @BibliOphelia Hello!👋🏻 Glad to know I‘m in good company!☺️ 1mo
Mdargusch @Reviewsbylola needs to read this ! 1mo
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Gina I have an 18 year old who also is living with this. He is the love of my life. 1mo
Reviewsbylola Yes I am stacking it! @mdargusch 1mo
Leelee08 @Gina 🥰🥰🥰 1mo
Leelee08 @Reviewsbylola 😁👏🏻😍 1mo
emilyhaldi I ❤️ my autistic niece ☺️☺️☺️ 1mo
Leelee08 @emilyhaldi 💕💕💕 1mo
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Candy | Luke Davies
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(Day 22 - #BoysDontCry)

*Oh, but they do...and when they do, it can be heart rending. E.g., the movie, “Candy” (from the novel “Candy: A Novel of Love and Addiction [tagged]), starring Heath Ledger, Abbie Cornish, & Geoffrey Rush. Pictured (clockwise from top left): Heath Ledger, Abbie Cornish, Luke Davies (author), Geoffrey Rush. Luke Davies also wrote a novel titled “Lion,” hello #manicmonday & @JoScho — wow! A double post! 😲

Cinfhen Woohoo!!! You thought of one!!! I haven‘t read book or seen the film but now I‘m super curious 😉 1mo
gradcat @Cinfhen It was so hard not to go straight to the movie of the same name about Brandon Teena. I suppose someone posted that? I‘m going to check now...thanks for commenting! ♥️ 1mo
Mdargusch Nice! 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 1mo
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vivastory Great choice. I loved this movie! 1mo
JoScho Well done! 🦁💛🦁 1mo
gradcat @Mdargusch @vivastory @JoScho Thanks you guys for your comments! I love getting them...y‘all are the best!! 🥰 1mo
Reviewsbylola ♥️ Heath Ledger so much! 1mo
gradcat @Reviewsbylola I know...his death is such a great loss, imho...😔 1mo
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How often is the fact that #boysdontcry a contributing factor to healing from PTSD? Seeing my husband cry only once in 18 years is a jarring reminder of the emotional crippling many men grew up with and maintain. Thank you for this opportunity to provide a PSA #anglophileapril

Cinfhen Great post!!! Please share your message more often 🥰😘 1mo
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