Marley and Me

May 27, 2009
By Lukas Hayes BRONZE, McDonough, Georgia
Lukas Hayes BRONZE, McDonough, Georgia
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“Marley and Me,” is based on the book by John Grogan, it tells the story of the extraordinary connection between a dog and its owner. It stole the hearts of dog-lovers everywhere. You not only appreciate your own dog more, but you form a relationship with Marley and John (Owen Wilson).

The movie brings you through a series of events as you follow John through ups and downs in his life, ¬including when he finds Marley, and through the struggles of married life (his wife is played by Jennifer Aniston) and parenthood. As his life changes one thing stays the same: Marley's love is still the same.

As John and his dog become closer, you feel yourself falling in love with Marley. The way the movie presents the bond between a person and a dog will definitely leave you in tears.

“Marley and Me” also ¬teaches the great lesson of sticking to what is most important to you. As work and family become more of a struggle and keeping up with a hyper dog, John knows he must choose what is most important. This movie allows you to bond with each character as you follow them through life and reminds you to always stay true to what is important to you, even if you're learning it from a dog.

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