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    19 Moments From Season 17 Of "Grey's Anatomy" That Emotionally Destroyed Us

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    Suffice to say, Season 17 is one of the most harrowing seasons of Grey's Anatomy, which made the creative decision to honestly portray the COVID-19 crisis from the Grey Sloan frontlines.

    As per usual, the show puts Meredith Grey through the wringer. After catching the coronavirus, Meredith spends most of the season in a dream state where she meets the ghosts of her past.

    Between Addison Montgomery and Nick Marsh returning, there's a lot to love about Season 18 right now. However, we need to put some respect on Season 17, an installation that balanced special guest stars, heartbreaking exits, and, of course, a global pandemic.

    To pay homage to Season 17, let's revisit its finest, most emotionally brutal moments.

    1. When Meredith reunites with Derek at the beach:

    Meredith and Derek

    2. When George tells Meredith that people don't just move on:

    George and Meredith

    3. When the doctors make the tough call to put Meredith on the ventilator:

    Meredith Grey

    4. When DeLuca enters Meredith's dreamscape and leaves with his mother:

    DeLuca and his mother

    5. When Derek talks about how Ellis reminds him of Mer:


    6. When Hayes begs for Meredith to come back:

    Hayes and Meredith

    7. When Meredith tells Lexie about her favorite thing:

    Meredith and Lexie

    8. When Winston surprises Maggie with a proposal just when she thinks he's about to leave Seattle:

    Winston proposes to Maggie

    9. When Owen extends an olive branch to Teddy after realizing that he cares about their friendship:


    10. When Winston and Maggie reunite after Winston gets pulled over:

    Maggie and Winston

    11. When Derek and Meredith finally get married:

    Meredith and Derek

    12. When Meredith wakes up:

    Meredith and Zola

    13. When Jackson asks April to move with him to Boston:

    April and Jackson

    14. When Jackson says goodbye to Meredith:

    Jackson and Meredith

    15. When Schmitt asks Helm to move in with him and Jo:

    Helm and Schmitt

    16. When Bailey offers Meredith a job as the residency program director:


    17. When Schmitt chooses Nico:

    Nico and Schmitt

    18. When Jo adopts Luna and moves into Jackson's old apartment:


    19. When Meredith gets her clap-out:


    So yeah, that was a LOT to handle emotionally. Were there any other unforgettable Season 17 moments that we forgot? Let us know below!