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This Little Girl Cried Meeting Gal Gadot And It's Proof Representation Matters

The little girl burst into tears when confronted with her idol at San Diego Comic-Con – and Gal Gadot's reaction was completely adorable.

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The reception to Wonder Woman since its release last month has been pretty phenomenal.

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It swiftly became the highest-grossing live-action motion picture ever with a female director, raking in $779,433,279 worldwide. And, just this weekend, it was confirmed that a sequel is in the works.

But perhaps the movie's most important feat is its sheer female badassery.

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Wonder Woman, played by Gal Gadot, is the first female superhero to get her own movie in either of the two universes from DC and Marvel, and the movie is the first female-led superhero film in more than a decade.

And as a result, it's made a difference in the lives of young girls everywhere, giving them a strong female character to look up to.

@wonderdianas @lindsaymonihen @GalGadot @PattyJenks This is mine ❤️❤️❤️

And if you needed any more convincing, a truly lovely moment happened this weekend at San Diego Comic-Con when a young girl came face-to-face with her hero, Gal Gadot.

As she approached Gadot, the girl appeared to burst into tears, and in a video captured by Variety, the actor can be heard telling her: "Now we are friends so there's no reason to cry anymore. We are together!"

Here's the full interaction. 😭 💗

.@GalGadot shared a moment with a young Wonder Woman cosplayer while signing autographs with the Justice League at… https://t.co/4ZKxtplcBW

Needless to say, people were moved by the moment.

This brought a tear to my eye. This is why movies like these are so important

And were quick to point out how important these movies are.

@scottderrickson @GalGadot Yes these movies matter. #WonderWoman #movies #film https://t.co/ZNrd5SslPi

Day 185: Even when you're no longer so little, these movies are important. <3 https://t.co/LmreRSF4GT

And after the footage went viral, a woman claiming to be the little girl's mother said Gadot had given her daughter a memory that'd last a lifetime.

@scottderrickson That was my daughter. She was so happy to meet her that she was tearing up. Gal was so sweet to he… https://t.co/xmX1POaUIg

Representation matters, people!

@GalGadot is an all-around role model and real-life Wonder Woman. These movies are so important. Female leads are S… https://t.co/ps47KTotkE

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