11 Children's Books That'll Make You Cry As an Adult

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It’s funny to reread your favorite children’s books as an adult. It’s like watching Shrek with your little cousins — you’re suddenly privy to all the grown-up jokes that are thrown in there. In revisiting the books you loved during childhood, you also have a vast wealth of emotions and experiences to tap into, and you’ll suddenly find yourself identifying with the book in a completely different way. Here are a few that are guaranteed to make you cry big, grown-up tears.

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