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Here Are The Definitive ABC's Of 2017

It has been a helluva year.

Posted on October 26, 2017, at 11:42 a.m. ET

So, we all agree it's been a pretty terrible year, right?

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And we still have 2 months to go.

However, we're finally nearing the end of 2017 and it's time to do a little reflecting.

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To help us reflect, we asked patron saint of our childhoods, LeVar Burton, to read us a story.

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We present to you, Another Round's ABC's of 2017 by Tracy Clayton and Heben Nigatu.

With illustrations by Loveis Wise!
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With illustrations by Loveis Wise!

A is for alternative facts, what adults now call lies.

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B is for Beyonce, and the apples of her eye.

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C is for contouring, YouTube’s big obsession.

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D is for debt, which a lot of folks are left in.

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E is for emoji, our modern Romance language.

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F is for fidget spinner because even our kids are anxious.

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G is for GIF, and yes, that’s really how you say it.

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H is for our heroes, who continue to slay it.

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I is for impeachment, on everybody’s minds.

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J is for the juice, who’s loose another time.

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K is for the KKK, who feel safe to come out of hiding.

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L is for love is love is love to counter the hatred and fighting.

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M is for millennials, who just can’t do anything right.

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N is for “No,” a word that helps us fight the good fight.

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O is for the “oh FUCK” what we say when we read the news.

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P is for Putin, one of Trump’s most trusted boos.

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Q is for questions, which we’ll ask until we croak.

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R is for reading which is how we stay woke.

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S is for sorry not sorry, the cry of the unapologetic.

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T is for the trash this world becomes if we continue to let it.

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U is for universal healthcare, which we shouldn’t have to move to Canada for.

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V is for voting rights, you’d think it was 1964.

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W is for the wonder women who punch, lasso, and kick.

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X is for your ex-boyfriend, Obama, on Instagram making us sick.

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Y is for you still getting up everyday & doing it again tomorrow.

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Z is for the zoo this world has become -- please come back, Obama!

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Agreed.

Agreed.

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