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Sea Life Lessons

So, I just went and saw Finding Nemo in 3D. So worth it. Throughout the movie, I was thinking about how much we can learn from each character. We should all watch the movie one more time and learn the lessons each character has to teach us. Or, you can just read this. But watch the movie, too. And go see it in 3D. The short before it, Partysaurus Rex, is awesome, and you get cool blue 3D glasses with Dory on them. Oh, and be sure to look out for the new Wreck It Ralph trailer, as well as the appearances by Buzz Lightyear and Mr. Incredible in the movie. Anyway, on to the cheesy life lessons...

Be like Nemo and embrace your weaknesses, always be friendly, and always be willing to try new things.

Be like Nigel and always be willing to tell the stories you hear. Be willing to inform people, and, along the way, maybe bring them a little hope.

Be like the Tank Fish and be accepting, always have a plan, be a little obsessive, and never, ever give up.

Be like Crush and be in awe of what the people around you can do. Don't look down on the young and always seek out inspiration. Oh, and you're only as old as you feel.

Be like the Young Turtles and always ask questions.

 Be like the Sharks and stick together, especially if you're in a group that doesn't follow the majority. Oh, and never misplace your friends.

Be like Marlin and learn to say sorry, admit when you're wrong, and get through it. Don't take yourself so seriously.

And finally, be like Dory and don't be afraid to look dumb, always be helpful, be observant, never be afraid to wear your heart on your sleeve, see the whale as half full, give it a shot and hope for the best, and just keep swimming!

This is the song from the credits, called Beyond the Sea. This is the version by Bobby Darin. It's one of my favorites.

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