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    14 Times "Charlotte's Web" Broke Your Heart

    This 1973 Hanna-Barbera film taught you some of the hardest life lessons and gave you all the feels.

    1. When Fern learns that Papa is going to kill the runt of the litter.

    2. But then raises him and names him Wilbur.

    3. When Wilbur, having just narrowly escaped death, is sold to a nearby farm.

    4. And then gets his third blow: finding out he's going to be slaughtered soon.

    5. And Wilbur reacts to the knowledge of his mortality much like the rest of us.

    6. When Charlotte saves him by spinning webs to make it seem like Wilbur is a prophet pig.

    7. When you first heard the incredible music of the main song and the words "Sometimes when somebody loves you, miracles start to appear..."

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    If you're wondering why its sad and yet hopeful tone sounds so familiar, the music was composed by the Sherman brothers, who also composed the equally evocative score to "Mary Poppins."

    8. But then Wilbur finds out Charlotte is dying.

    9. As Charlotte says just before she passes, "What is a life anyway? We're born. We live a little and then we die."

    10. Remember the beautiful lyrics to "Mother Earth and Father Time"?

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    "He turns the seasons around/ and so she changes her gown/ but they always look in their prime/ They go on dancing their dance/ of everlasting romance/ Mother Earth and Father Time." So poetic and poignant.

    11. When Wilbur witnesses the birth of Charlotte's children after she's gone.

    12. But then they release their webs and fly away.

    13. But three who are too small to fly, stay with him.

    14. And he rocks them to sleep, remembering the lessons that Charlotte taught him.