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3. In 2013, her mirror selfie game was almost as on point as her messy top-bun game.
4. When she got paired with fellow shortie Sasha Farber on Dancing with the Stars and they were the cutest.
6. Every time you struggled to go to the gym and then remembered that SNOOKI works out every day.
8. When she opened up on Dancing with the Stars about the anorexia she struggled with in high school.
9. And showed her young fans that her new healthier body isn’t due to starving herself — it’s hard work!
10. The moment her giant trainer was able to STAND ON HER LEGS during her wall sit because she is literally the strongest tiny person.
11. She continued to speak up and take a stand for gay rights, a long-standing position she’s had as a bisexual woman.
12. When she completely ignored everyone who thought she would be a terrible mom and went ahead and had a beautiful family anyway.
13. And baby Lorenzo was the cutest little mini-meatball ever seen.
14. Momma Nicole was clearly obsessed with him and constantly talking about him and lavishing him with affection.
16. At the beginning of the year, Snooki experimented with color with a purple dip-dyed ombre and you ran to the salon.
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17. And then she dyed her hair red and looked more beautiful than ever before.
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18. And she always had the perfect mermaid hair you dreamed of all your life.
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20. When she embraced glamour on the red carpet while still showing off her tattoos.
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21. When she and Jionni are already like a cute old couple that seem totally happy.
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23. This family doesn’t take Disney World lightly.
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25. When she published her second book, and it had the cutest title and cover photo ever.
26. When she was the fashion mom we didn’t even know we needed.
29. She set a new bar in the “flattering bikini” + “mom appropriate” department.
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34. When she shared your obsession with Bangerz and explained that she wants to buy Miley Cyrus sex toys and a best friends bracelet for Christmas.
Us too, Snooks. Us too.
35. When best friends really were forever.
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