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Tom Hanks Is America’s Dad And People Are Sharing Their Wholesome Encounters With Him (17 Tweets)

Tom Hanks was recently honored at the Golden Globes, winning the Cecil B. DeMille award for his lasting impact on the film industry. And maybe because of his emotional speech, in which he tearfully thanked his family, folks on Twitter are sharing their encounters with Hanks, all of which are absolutely glowing.

Hanks, who was nominated for his role as children’s television icon Fred Rogers in A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood, acknowledged his family’s support in keeping him going: “A man is blessed with a family sitting down front like that. A wife who is fantastic in every way, who has taught me what love is. Five kids who are braver and stronger and wiser than their old man is and a loving group of people who have put [up] with me being away months and months and months at a time.” 

Here are some of the best Tom Hanks stories on Twitter, reminding us of all the ways Tom Hanks showed us what it means to be America’s Dad. 

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