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    20 Life Lessons Learned From Reading Banned & Challenged Comics

    Comics are more popular than ever and are often a target for censorship. Help libraries and educators spread the word about intellectual freedom and the right to read. Why let the opinions of a few dictate access to all? Pick up a comic… you might just learn something.

    1. Mornings are always better with cake.

    2. A comic book can bear witness in powerful ways.

    3. An ordinary person can become an extraordinary leader.

    4. “Always keep your dignity and be true to yourself.”

    5. Freedom comes at great cost.

    6. Fezzes make the best gifts.

    7. “Nature laughs at our suffering.”

    8. Frankenberry would win in a fight against Cap’n Crunch and Tony the Tiger.

    9. A terrible lie can save humanity.

    10. "Shame is always easier to handle if you have someone to share it with."

    11. "You can know anything. It's all there. You just have to find it."

    12. "Grief takes many forms, including the absence of grief."

    13. Cthulhu is real!

    14. "If you start to like a flower, it's because you have a secret."

    15. A comic can depict a 4-dimensional world in 3 dimensions.

    16. A shared name can connect the fates of very different people.

    17. Even as you move forward in life, you cannot fully leave your past behind.

    18. Middle-school traumas are painfully funny.

    19. From one bad day, a person can become either Batman or the Joker.

    20. Fight for all that is pre-shrunk and cottony.