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Why Tom Hanks Had His Most Awesome Year Yet

Because he did awesome things and in general was just an awesome person and things were awesome everywhere he went.

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Awesome thing #2:

He kissed his wife on the kiss cam at an L.A. Kings game. And it wasn't just a stupid little peck on the cheek. No, it was a beautiful display of affection done in the most awesomest of ways. You can see the video here.


Awesome thing #5

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He performed slam poetry about Full House on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon. Hi, yes, I said slam poetry about Full House.


Awesome thing # 7

Some kid saw Tom Hanks at a restaurant and asked to take a picture with him. But Tom Hanks doesn't "do" boring pics. So instead he let the kid steal his glasses, pretend to be wasted, and then he played along with the scenario because...wait for it...HE'S AWESOME!!!

Awesome Thing # 8

He said the F word — no, not floogle, the other F word — on Good Morning America. This is awesome because people saying curse words on live TV is always a great time.


Awesome thing #12

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His speech at Michael Clarke Duncan's funeral. It was sweet, funny, and perfectly done.