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    19 Reasons Why Shawn Mendes Is A National Treasure And We Need To Protect Him

    He's literally the definition of adorable.

    1. First, when he talked about the mutual appreciation he and his fans have for each other:

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    2. When he created the #NotesFromShawn campaign to help spread positivity amongst his fans and the world:

    3. He proved that he's the nicest human being when he barely could yell at a random person while filming Carpool Karaoke:

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    4. When he couldn't keep his obsession with Harry Potter a secret any longer:

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    5. When he was super embarrassed reading thirst tweets and barely could read some of them:

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    6. When he reflected on how far he has come since 2013:

    I remember tweeting this like it was yesterday. Grateful right now. Thank u x

    Twitter: @ShawnMendes / Via Twitter: @ShawnMendes

    7. When he thanked his fans for pre-ordering his first album, Handwritten, with a handwritten note:

    8. When he revealed that his guitar tattoo features a sound wave of his mom, dad, and sister saying "I love you":

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    9. And then, when he got this adorable elephant tattoo and revealed it matches one that his mom has too:

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    10. When he had this unbelievable fan encounter proving that he can never let people down:

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    11. When he fell on stage while performing and just couldn't help but laugh at himself:

    LOL yep. Im ok but also that was insane hahahahaha https://t.co/kGBeGAUyQH

    Twitter: @ShawnMendes / Via Twitter: @ShawnMendes

    12. When he had this awkward run in with Queen Elizabeth II after performing at her 92nd birthday party:

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    13. And then, when he was totally star struck by Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, just like the rest of us would be:

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    14. When he revealed the sweet reason why his third album was titled Shawn Mendes:

    I wanted to stamp this moment in time at 19 because ive never felt so true to myself #ShawnMendesTheAlbum https://t.co/GDjrMLAWY9

    Twitter: @ShawnMendes / Via Twitter: @ShawnMendes

    15. When he proved to be the dorky older brother that embarrasses his sister:

    16. When he was also adorably terrified by loud noises:

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    17. When he was just super happy about meeting a kangaroo IRL:

    18. When he hung out with Niall Horan backstage and was just as excited about it as we were:

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    19. And finally, when he gave this response when asked if he would date a fan or not:

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