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18 Times Lola Pacini Was One Of The Best Characters On "Degrassi"

"Degrassi's pretty great, but even great places can be even better."

You might be familiar with some of Degrassi's earlier characters like J.T., Liberty, Jimmy, Manny, and Paige, but a lot of people might be unaware that Degrassi actually continued all the way until 2017!

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Today, it's time to talk about one of the most underrated characters from Degrassi's run: Lola Pacini.

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Here are 18 moments that prove she was one of the best Degrassi characters ever:

1. First, let's just appreciate her incredible hair transformation:

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2. When she was a supportive but honest friend.

Lola tells Frankie she totally loves and accepts her other than her bad haircut
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3. And when she was knocked down a peg herself.

Lola mistakes a vibrator for a keychain
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Sex ed at Degrassi was...lacking, to say the least.

4. When she opened up to Tiny and we finally saw her come out of her shell.

Lola says she's been afraid of leaving her ever since her mom took off
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5. And when she called out the unfairness behind the school's zero tolerance policy after Tiny was suspended.

Lola says the school needs to talk about racism and that it's an important conversation even if it seems scary
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6. When she was the only one who understood where Miles was coming from.

Lola tells Miles it feels like they have to care about everyone else's feelings without having any of their own
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Lola ๐Ÿ‘ and ๐Ÿ‘ Miles ๐Ÿ‘ deserved ๐Ÿ‘ better!

7. When she said she can wear as much makeup as she wants, thank you very much!

Yael says wearing makeup is just giving in to the patriarchy, Lola says she does it for herself because it makes her feel good
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8. When she was literally just the most adorable human ever.

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9. When she schooled Miles on her family's restaurant.

Lola says she's what makes her family's restaurant Argentinian
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10. When she accepted Miles for exactly who he was.

Lola tells Miles she's cool with him being bisexual
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Take notes, Tristan!!!

11. When she spoke openly about her abortion and how it was the best choice for her.

Lola says it may not be everyone's choice, but she's not ashamed
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12. When she was very passionate about important issues.

Lola says 85% of women are wearing the wrong bra size
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13. When she helped Yael realize they were non-binary.

14. When she forgave Shay for stealing from her and even offered to loan her money so she could pay for the supplements she needed.

Lola says she won't give Shay the waitress job because she's terrible at it, but she'll loan her the money for the first month
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15. When she was the only one who actually listened to Saad and stood up for him.

Saad talks about how his village was bombed and Lola says her dad had to leave Argentina during the Civil War
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16. When she dragged Frankie for absolute filth.

Frankie brags about partying on her dad's yacht and Lola responds, "Hashtag rich kid, and FYI, not a compliment"
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17. Relentlessly.

Lola points out Frankie's dating history and says she's not the one who makes bad choices
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18. And finally, when she made this face that just perfectly captures how freakin' cute she is!

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All hail the blue-haired queen!!!

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