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Ben Platt's Tonys Acceptance Speech Was Incredibly Inspirational

"Don't waste any time trying to be like anybody but yourself."

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The Broadway musical won a total of six awards, including Best Musical, and Best Actor in a Musical for Ben Platt.

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The show is about a high schooler named Evan Hansen who grapples with social anxiety. It addresses topics like suicide, family, loneliness, and friendship.

Platt gave a heartwarming acceptance speech, in which he thanked a lot of people, including his family.

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Platt also addressed "all the young people watching at home" at the end of his speech, giving some inspiring advice: "Don't waste any time trying to be like anybody but yourself, because the things that make you strange are the things that make you powerful."