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    19 "Criminal Minds" Scenes That Are Absolutely Heartbreaking From Start To Finish

    Don't mind me, I'm just bawling my eyes out over here!

    We asked the BuzzFeed Community to tell us which scenes from Criminal Minds never fail to make them cry. Here's what they said:

    🚨Warning: There are MASSIVE spoilers ahead. Some entries also contain sexual assault, addiction, and suicide. 🚨

    1. When Hotch's ex-wife Haley was killed just as the FBI was on their way to save her, and the entire team listened to it happen over the phone.

    Haley telling Hotch to promise to teach their son how to love, before she's murdered.

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    2. When Reid got abducted, tortured, and injected with dilaudid, which he then became addicted to in later episodes.

    Reid getting forced to take drugs while he's being held captive.

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    3. When JJ and Spencer were being held hostage at gunpoint and she admitted that she "always loved" him.

    JJ admitting to Spencer that she's in love with him while they were both being held hostage.

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    4. When Morgan finally confronted his childhood abuser, Carl Buford, after finding out Carl was still assaulting kids.

    Morgan telling Carl that he was the one who pulled himself out of the gutter and that he gets to throw people like Carl in prison.

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    5. When JJ finally learned that before her sister Roslyn died by suicide, she was sexually assaulted by her teacher. She also realized that the necklace Roslyn gave her was actually meant to protect her against Roslyn's abuser.

    JJ having a flashback of a conversation with her sister Roslyn. Roslyn gives JJ a necklace and tells her that it'll protect her from the Tall Man.

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    6. When Spencer finally met the love of his life in person, only to watch her get killed in front of him.

    Spencer watching as the love of his life gets murdered in front of him and the FBI can't do anything to save her.

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    7. When Alvez's friend was killed by one of their past suspects and he couldn't do anything to save him.

    Alvez realizing that he's too late to save his friend from being killed.

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    8. When Kristy stopped Matt from killing the man who held her hostage and they finally reunited after he thought she was dead.

    Matt nearly strangling the kidnapper but Kristy running in and yelling at him to stop. He stops and they embrace.

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    9. When the BAU found out that Gideon was murdered.

    The BAU arrives at Gideon's house and Garcia asks "Are you sure?" and Hotch confirms "It's Gideon."

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    10. When Derek said goodbye to Reid and he revealed that he named his newborn son after Reid.

    Derek telling Spencer he's sorry he can't stay, but Spencer telling him he understands why he has to leave and he's so happy for Morgan and his new baby.

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    11. When Garcia was shot by a man she went on a date with and was rushed to the hospital.

    Garcia's date saying he's been "thinking about doing this all night" and then shooting her.

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    12. When Reid thought he was going to die after being exposed to anthrax and he asked Garcia to record a message so he could say goodbye to his mother.

    Reid recording a voicemail for his mother and saying he loves her and is proud to be her son.

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    13. When Will felt guilty for letting hostages die, so he entered the building despite JJ pleading for him not to, then he got shot.

    Will walking into a hostage situation and telling them to let the people go, then he gets shot.

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    14. When Emily confided in Rossi about the abortion she had as a teenager and she tells him she believes it's what caused her close friend's downward spiral and eventual death.

    Emily explaining to Rossi that she got pregnant as a teenager and her friend Matthew helped her get an abortion, and then afterwards he started to question his religion.

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    15. When Emily listened to Garcia's voicemail begging her to come home.

    Garcia begging Emily to stay safe and come back home over a voicemail.

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    16. When JJ and Hotch told the rest of the team that Emily died in surgery.

    JJ telling the team "she never made it off the table" and the rest of the team are shocked.

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    17. When Tara's ex-husband finally admitted that she saved his life and that he'd always love her.

    Tara's ex-husband telling her that she was the one who made him get help for his addiction. She saved his life.

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    18. When Garcia forgave and helped set free the man who killed her parents while drunk driving.

    Garcia telling a judge that her parents death was the hardest day of her life, but she also was always taught to forgive. She says that mourning their lives won't bring back her parents, and neither will keeping their killer in jail.

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    19. And finally, when the BAU gang has their last dinner together before going their separate ways.

    Garcia toasting to the rest of the BAU as they have their last drink together as a team.

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