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Jul 14, 2022Liked by Alex Dobrenko`

BOOKY HOMECOMING a genius

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Jul 14, 2022Liked by Alex Dobrenko`

this is a long essay good job young steve

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Jul 14, 2022Liked by Alex Dobrenko`

FO LEATHER

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Jul 14, 2022Liked by Alex Dobrenko`

does he have a Tony or a Grammy

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Jul 14, 2022Liked by Alex Dobrenko`

water cycle is v crucial to know about i say this as a former water scientist (for real)

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Bravo! This “young writer” pulled me in to the final sentence. Well done Alex

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Jan 24Liked by Alex Dobrenko`

Bro got more rizz than I do 💀

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i just read this out loud to my girlfriend and we both love it.

AND here are some favorite parts from along the way:

first favorite part:

"Lauren did not know Alex said yes to doing an interview with me so when I came over she was confused"

also fun:

"My parents say I can only see PG13 movies even though I’m only 10 so I am 3 years early"

a delight:

"She was laughing a lot but it didn’t seem like it was supposed to be funny."

very thorough:

"Please include a photo portfolio of any previous works along with your application."

love:

"I wonder if my older sister Lucy will have this happen to her and her friends. "

optimism i love!:

"it received 3.6 stars out of 10 stars. Mathematically that’s about 40%."

precocious!:

"Lauren laughed then and it sounded like how my mom laughs when she is mad with my dad."

rini's (my girlfriend's) first favorite part!:

"I think he has two armpit hairs also but he won’t show us."

DOING A CRIME!:

"Alex was seeing another woman which is illegal so Alex was probably doing a crime."

honesty!:

"I think this was romantic but I dunno."

DID HE ASK DAD?:

"Nate often is texting people photos of fruit that look like butts (ask dad if this is okay to leave in)."

burn!:

"The phone looks like it would be made for my grandpa."

i already said i liked this in another comment and here it is again:

"Alex just knew the inside of book and he loved it! "

"You could say this was a romance between two books."

maybe i'll stop putting intros to these:

"What happened next? I’m glad you asked."

but not yet!:

"a tour glide"

did alex really think waffle house was a local spot?:

"This means Alex was big time wrong when he said it was a local spot haha."

did a fifth grader really write this? a wise one!:

"I hope one day I will be a special person to someone like Brenda."

i'm going to share this with a sound guy friend of mine!

"That was a guy who was a “sound guy” which probably means he was great at hearing things."

this kid loves his parents!:

"I cant wait for that but I know I will miss my parents and ask to live with them anyways."

this is sweet!:

"Alex said “Lauren is the best thing that ever happened to me” and then Lauren returned and he said it again very loud so she could hear and I could see on Lauren’s face she was not mad at him anymore."

another of rini's fave parts!:

"Alex and Lauren weren’t farting though because they were falling in love."

OR A BUNCH:

"...when the sun was up they saw each other’s faces and decided to kiss a few times or a bunch"

i bet it WAS a good impression:

"Lauren didn’t laugh and I dont know what movie it is but I think it was a good impression."

me too!:

"When I stay up all night at a sleepover the next day I’m a sack of potatoes."

good advice!:

“follow your heart when you really like someone it is okay to tell someone else you don’t like them anymore.”

(THAT'S RIGHT! JUDY IS WRONG!)

ONE NIGHT KISSY EVENT:

"Lauren was not sure what this was going to be yet maybe just a one night kissy event but Alex had already changed his life big time."

I FEEL SEEN:

"It began with seeing a movie called Tree of Life which is actually a film because no one knows what is happening in it."

every skill AND area!:

"The days and nights went back and forth like a ping pong ball in Nate’s basement where I always beat him in ping pong so it really makes no sense that Brenda would like him because I am better in every skill and area."

beautiful:

"Then finally and on the other hand..."

a fine way to put it!:

"after all these years they are still dating and actually are now married"

love!:

"But before now, right after then..."

whoa!:

"And this was back before the Iphone 12"

makes sense!:

"Alex made me promise I would include the link in my essay."

beautiful!:

"This is a white lie I am of course sad but my friendship is more imporatn than a girl I like."

hilarious!:

"I’m thinking of making my own movies soon and maybe I will meet a makeup artist too."

fun start and meaningful finish!:

"Subsequently and on the other hand I want to take time to focus on myself."

!!!!!!:

"Maybe the title of ALex and Lauren love story is just Homecoming because their love story is about coming home."

love and thanks friend!

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Jul 14, 2022Liked by Alex Dobrenko`

HMU folks are my favorite people on set and you married well Alex. I loved Distance and remember seeing it and you at a Q and A at the Convention Center. 💚

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DOES THIS CHILD HAVE A SUBSTACK PLEASE I MUST HAVE MORE!

there are so many gems here.

like...

"Alex just knew the inside of book and he loved it!

You could say this was a romance between two books.

Maybe instead of Bloody homecoming the title of their movie would be Booky Homecoming."

and many more that i will highlight when i read it again later, maybe outside to my girlfriend whose book insides (and outsides) i also love!

thank you for sharing this!

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