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    33 Lessons Saturday Morning Cartoons Taught Us

    Long ago, there was a vital and critical reason to wake up early on a Saturday and that reason was Saturday Morning Cartoons. We'd rise from our slumbers grab our bowl of sugary cereal and sit in front of the television for hours. Here is what we learned.

    1. We learned that it was important to have a dream.

    2. We learned to respect our elders.

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    3. We learned that "disliking nap time" was a huge mistake.

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    4. We learned how to be cool.

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    5. We learned about rejection.

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    6. We learned that it's important to be silly.

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    7. We learned why mom and dad went to bed early.

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    8. We learned to stand up for ourselves.

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    9. We learned to be proud of our flaws.

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    10. We learned that the hardest part of the race is starting it.

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    11. We learned that it's okay to fall, but act like you're fine.

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    12. We learned about the American dream.

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    13. We learned to be careful what you wish for.

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    14. We learned to trust our gut instincts.

    15. We learned there was no rush to grow up.

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    16. We learned that it's important to have goals.

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    17. We learned about feminism.

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    18. We learned that white people can't dance.

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    19. We learned how to dress to impress.

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    20. We learned what adulthood would be like.

    21. We learned that sometimes life will get you down.

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    22. We learned that embarassing moments will happen.

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    23. We learned that we can have our cake and eat it too.

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    24. We learned that it's okay to be different.

    25. We learned to dream big.

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    26. We learned about the economy.

    27. We learned the meaning of friendship.

    28. We learned that it's critical to find our talents.

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    29. We learned how to say "No."

    30. We learned about the future of technology.

    31. We learned that there's no escaping our responsibilities.

    32. We learned to be confident in ourselves.

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    33. And we learned what life had in store for us.

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