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    Updated on May 21, 2019. Posted on May 13, 2019

    "Avengers: Endgame" Almost Gave Natasha A Heartbreaking New Job After The Snap And I'm Emotional

    Apparently I'll never stop crying over this movie.

    🚨Warning: There are MASSIVE spoilers for Avengers: Endgame in this post, so proceed with caution.🚨

    It's no secret that Avengers: Endgame includes some heartbreaking moments.

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    But out of the entire movie, one of the most devastating storylines involves Natasha Romanoff.

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    Our original female Avenger ends up sacrificing herself while on Vormir with Hawkeye in order to obtain the Soul Stone.

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    This came after Natasha became a leader for the remaining Avengers during the five-year time jump after they killed Thanos.

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    However, Natasha's post-Thanos job was almost way more heartbreaking than simply taking care of the team.

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    In an interview with Slate's Mike Pesca on his podcast The Gist, directors Anthony and Joe Russo revealed one of their original ideas for Natasha that they ultimately scrapped.

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    An early draft of Endgame had a greater focus on what happened to the civilians who were affected by Thanos's snap, in particular children who lost their parents.

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    Anthony said, "One thing that we talked about a lot ... is just the idea that one quarter of all children have no parents. Assuming you started with two parents."

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    So the idea was that Natasha would've led an organization in DC that was in charge of taking care of orphans.

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    Basically, she would've made sure all of these children grew up with a family, which is something she never had.

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    If you need a refresher, Natasha was recruited as an assassin at a young age, never truly knew her parents, and was eventually sterilized when she finished training.

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    Also, if Nat's final scenes in Endgame taught us anything, it's that all she ever wanted was a family — eventually she made the Avengers her family.

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    If you need me, I'll be crying over this cut Natasha storyline, and how her death robbed us of more Aunt Natasha.

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