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    "One Tree Hill" Was Actually Such An Emotionally Devastating Show, And Here Are 21 Moments To Prove It

    "Don't worry, little brother — you're my plus-one."

    If you grew up in the 2000s, you probably watched a little teen drama called One Tree Hill.

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    The series may have started off as just a story about two brothers and basketball, but WOW, could it get intense. From heartbreaks to beloved character deaths to wildly stressful cliffhangers, this show truly had me reaching for tissues more times than I could count.

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    Here are 21 devastating One Tree Hill moments that still make me emotional to this day:

    Warning: MAJOR spoilers ahead!!!

    Note: Some of the following contain mentions of suicide.

    1. When Nathan took drugs to beat his dad's high school basketball record, and he collapsed on the court.

    Nathan passes out
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    2. When Brooke revealed just how how badly she was hurting over Lucas and Peyton betraying her.

    Brooke confronts Lucas for cheating on her with her best friend and says it doesn't matter if he didn't mean to hurt her, "in the end it all hurts just the same"
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    3. When Dan shockingly shot and killed Keith, his own brother.

    Dan about to shoot Keith
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    4. When Quentin was tragically killed.

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    5. When Jake needed to leave Tree Hill to find his daughter, Jenny, and he and Peyton had to say goodbye.

    Peyton says she loves Jake and can't be without him, Jake tells her she's too amazing to carry this around and he loves her too much
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    6. When Julian accidentally left Davis in the car in the heat, and he couldn't forgive himself for putting him in danger.

    Julian crying to Brooke: "I can't forgive myself for this, I almost took away the one thing that matters most to us"
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    7. When Lucas and Peyton found out she could die if she continued her pregnancy.

    Lucas says he can't live without Peyton and that he can't save her from this
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    8. When Nathan was so distraught after Haley left that he crashed the race car and nearly died, and it was implied that he did it on purpose.

    Nathan unconscious after crashing
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    9. When Brooke broke down about her and Lucas's relationship and begged him to "need her back."

    Brooke: "I'm not pushing you away, I'm holding on for dear life but I need you to need me back"
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    10. When Nathan and Haley reunited after he was kidnapped.

    Nathan: "Hi Hales" Haley: "Say that again" Haley leaps into his arms
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    11. When Haley became depressed after her mother died.

    Haley almost burns the house down
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    12. When Peyton was shot, and Lucas ran back into the school to save her.

    Lucas holding Peyton while she's bleeding from the gunshot
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    13. When Brooke told Lucas she wanted him to fight for her.

    Brooke: "What I wanted? I wanted you to fight for me! I wanted you to say that there was no one else that you could ever be with and that you'd rather be alone than without me, I wanted the Lucas Scott from the beach that night"
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    14. When Peyton came home and found that her birth mom, Ellie, had died.

    Peyton crying and screaming
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    15. When Brooke had to give up her foster daughter, Angie, and she was completely devastated.

    Brooke tells Angie she's going to have a great life and not to forget her, Lucas comforts her as she sobs
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    16. When things got so bad between Nathan and his parents that he decided to file for emancipation.

    Nathan tells Deb he's petitioning for emancipation from her and Dan
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    17. When Brooke was brutally attacked by Quentin's killer.

    Brooke with visible injuries from being beaten
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    18. When Brooke let herself be vulnerable about her feelings for Lucas.

    Brooke gives Lucas 82 letters and said she wrote them all over the summer but never sent them because she was afraid of getting her heart broken again
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    19. When Jimmy brought a gun to school, then killed himself in front of Keith.

    Jimmy kneels down with a gun: "I wanted them to leave me alone, I wanted them to like me!"
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    20. When Haley left on tour with Chris, and Nathan threw the keyboard he'd bought for her at the wall.

    Nathan alone in apartment after Haley leaves, throws keyboard
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    21. And finally, when Dan died, and he had a vision of Keith forgiving him and guiding him into the afterlife.

    Keith: "Don't worry little brother, you're my plus-one"
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    Got any more One Tree Hill moments that didn't make this list? Tell us in the comments!

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