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13 Times Aziz Ansari Showed Us How To Live Life To The Fullest

On the comedian's 32nd birthday, learn to treat yo self and your parents too.

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1. When he wasn't afraid to put his feelings on display in a loving eulogy to his friend, comedy writer Harris Wittels, who died last week:

Ansari wrote in a post dedicated to Harris, "I miss you and I’m glad I got to enjoy your genuinely amazing and original presence. I wish I got to you know even more. I hope people reading this realize what a incredibly unique man you were..."

2. When he loved his parents so much he insisted they take photos with Jay-Z, Beyonce...

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3. When he and Retta made "Treat Yo Self" a life motto:

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4. When he joyously instagrammed food with the fresh excitement of a kid:

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5. When he made #RupertsFault trend after anti-Muslim tweets by media magnate Rupert Murdoch:

Maybe most Moslems peaceful, but until they recognize and destroy their growing jihadist cancer they must be held responsible.

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Maybe most Moslems peaceful, but until they recognize and destroy their growing jihadist cancer they must be held responsible.

9:07 PM - 09 Jan 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

.@rupertmurdoch Rups can we get a step by step guide? How can my 60 year old parents in NC help destroy terrorist groups? Plz advise.

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.@rupertmurdoch Rups can we get a step by step guide? How can my 60 year old parents in NC help destroy terrorist groups? Plz advise.

10:13 PM - 11 Jan 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

.@rupertmurdoch You are Catholic, why are you not hunting pedophiles? #RupertsFault

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.@rupertmurdoch You are Catholic, why are you not hunting pedophiles? #RupertsFault

10:15 PM - 11 Jan 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

9. When he proudly self-identified as a feminist:

View this video on YouTube

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11. When he shared gems from his childhood on Instagram, including this photo of his time as a tiny dancer:

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12. When, at the Comedy Central Roast of James Franco, he shut down the casual racism of many of Hollywood's biggest stars...

...as well as their homophobia:

13. And when he showed us what our priorities in life should be:

Aziz, keep on being a boss and treating yo self! Happy 32nd!

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Aziz actually turned 32 today. A previous version of this post stated he turned 31. Sorry Aziz!