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19 Moments That Prove Kit Harington Was The One Bright Spot Of 2017

He knows something, y'all.

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1. First and foremost, Kit showed us that true love still exists in this dark, dark world every single time he stepped onto the red carpet with Rose Leslie:

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2. And that he treats her right, because LOOK AT THAT GIANT DIAMOND:

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3. Honestly, the print industry was pretty much single-handedly saved by their wedding announcement:

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4. He restored our interest in education by trying out this adorkable college professor look:


5. Chivalry was resurrected when Kit spoke two simple words of love to his fiancé:


6. While on set for Game of Thrones, Kit did...this, because he knew this year has been hard and we needed a laugh:

7. Kit was a selfless hero and was willing to embarrass himself for the woman he loves — specifically, on Halloween:


8. His splendid talk show anecdotes reminded us all that you can make lifelong friends in even the strangest places:


9. On April Fools' he pranked Rose Leslie by putting a fake severed head in their fridge:

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10. In a year filled with pain and turmoil, he encouraged us all to speak the truth — even when it's hard:

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11. By combining Harry Potter and Game of Thrones, he indulged nerds everywhere with a fan fiction crossover they didn't even know they wanted:


12. But 2017 wasn't all fun and games for Kit, like when he got real and called out biased institutions and gave us hope for a better future:


13. Because of Kit, an entire generation of men learned that it's okay to admit when they were wrong:


14. He proved that friendships are just as important as romantic relationships:

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15. He reintroduced us to the concept of a Renaissance man through his poetry:


16. Kit probably put a stop to all schoolyard bullying by wearing these sexy AF glasses:

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17. He proved you should never hold grudges:

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18. His smile gently reminded us that everything's going to be okay:

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19. And finally, he gave us all DAT BOOTY:


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