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Did anyone else cry?

Discussion in '11/22/63' started by jfra3101, Mar 30, 2014.

  1. jfra3101

    jfra3101 Well-Known Member

    I was just wondering if anyone else shed a tear or two when...
    Jake ducked out of the way of Oswald's bullet and Saddie got shot, and then her final dying words - "How we danced!" It really got to me, I think primarily because of the relationship the two had, and the plans they had for once they had stopped Oswald. I even cried when they done that school play... Moving stuff.
    I had never cried from a book before reading this last year, and I still remember that ending, and my reaction to it. Due a re-read soon I think!
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  2. Lord Tyrion

    Lord Tyrion Well-Known Member

    The relationship between Sadie and Jake was the backbone of this book. I wanted them both to survive this.
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  3. carrie's younger brother

    carrie's younger brother Well-Known Member

  4. HollyGolightly

    HollyGolightly Well-Known Member

    Oh...my heart. Yes, that book was a fabulous love story and made me cry a few times. What a great book that was!

    GNTLGNT The idiot is IN

    ...I'm not a hopeless romantic, but that story got me close...
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  6. Bryan James

    Bryan James Well-Known Member

    I cry during the average Cheerio commercial, so I'd bet on it.
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  7. carrie's younger brother

    carrie's younger brother Well-Known Member

    I do to!!!
    I was never like that until a few years ago. I remember reading the final Harry Potter book and sobbing when
    he sees his parents
    to the point where I could not catch my breath.
    it obviously had to do with missing my own parents
    but still, I was a wreck for a few pages! lol
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  8. scheuerle

    scheuerle Member

    I've read it 4 times now and cried every time. Always tears of joy at the end though.
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  9. I gotta admit I teared up... this book gets to me in a major way.
  10. Christine62

    Christine62 Well-Known Member

    Are you kidding I started bawling when he read the school essay in the beginning!
  11. The Nameless

    The Nameless M-O-O-N - That spells Nameless

    No, I'm a big boy - we don't cry because of books.
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  12. Sundrop

    Sundrop Sunny the Great & Wonderful

    Nope......but I don't cry easily.
    Honestly, I didn't enjoy this story as much as other people did, so I didn't feel any attachment to the characters.
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  13. booklover72

    booklover72 very strange person

    i didn't cry, but i was hoping they would get together. loved this book.
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  14. I did cry.... But Im a big softy and books like this that have great meaning in history especially with JFK usually have me in tears. What can I say waterworks on overload sometimes.

    Love this book though.
  15. opundo

    opundo Active Member

    Yeah, but I hate to admit it...
  16. Waylander

    Waylander Well-Known Member

    I got grit in my eyes which made them water quite a bit. That's my story and I'm sticking to it.

  17. I teared up for sure..
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  18. xkittyx

    xkittyx Unfound

    I did. But crying in sad parts of books is not uncommon for me.
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  19. Shoesalesman

    Shoesalesman Well-Known Member

    Didn't cry, but felt all warm inside. Like a big hug from my mams.
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  20. Neil W

    Neil W Well-Known Member

    My eyes moistened, but I carried on reading. He has made me put the book down and go off and have a quiet moment on my own 3 times: Duma Key, DT7, Mr Mercedes.
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