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'Books That Made Me Cry': What Followers Said On Twitter

09/13/2010 08:39 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

When I was in grade school, which I believe was approximately three hundred and forty seven years ago, I was assigned to read a book called Where The Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls. It's a story about a young boy and his two hunting dogs and ... I can't even go on without getting a little misty.

Anyway, as those of you who've read the book can attest, by the end of Where the Red Fern Grows you inevitably morph into a blubbering, uncontrollable heap of tear goo. With that in mind, I posted the following question to book lovers on Twitter: What books have made you cry? Hundreds replied using the hashtag #booksthatmademecry. Here are some of those responses. Which books have moved you to tears?

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