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    Tom Hanks Offers Hilarious Words of Wisdom During Reddit Q&A

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    Tom Hanks: Actor. Grandfather. Two-time Oscar winner. Cool guy.

    Yes, the Captain Phillips star is one of the most well-known names in show business, but he doesn't let that get to his head. Hanks remains to be one of the most down-to-earth and funny A-listers around (remember when he posed with this fan?! Amazing!), and he reminded fans of that today when he conducted a Q&A on Reddit.

    And not only is he hilarious, Tom actually cares about his admirers and wants them to learn from his mistakes—like being lax with the dental hygiene.

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    After being reminded of how awesome he is, Hanks was asked, "If you could go back in time to send one message to yourself at age 30, what would you say?"

    It wasn't some sort of epiphany turned life lesson that he answered with, but a simple fact: "Floss more often."

    Hanks also talked about his popular past projects, That Thing You Do and, of course, Forrest Gump.

    "It is probably one of your lesser known movies, but just wanted to say that I watched That Thing You Do countless times as a teenager," one person wrote, to which the actor responded, "It's the one movie I would love to make again."

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    He may be a light-hearted individual, but even Tom Hanks gets emotional from time to time, especially when watching a particular scene from the 1994 romantic comedy-drama.

    When asked whether certain performances from his career tug at his heart, Hanks replied, "When LT. Dan introduced Forrest to his wife, with his titanium legs, i burst into tears..."

    You're not alone, Tom. You're not alone.

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