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Twitter Responds to "Life Itself"

"Life Itself" opened last weekend (check here to see where you can see it yourself) and has already started to develop an appreciative following. The critical response was overwhelmingly positive but one never knows how that will match up with the public reaction to a film. Watching Twitter this weekend was truly heartwarming as people turned to Roger's favorite form of social media to share their reactions to the film. People who have seen "Life Itself" have been clearly moved. We collected a few of our favorite responses:

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