'Mad Men': 6 Things That Make Don Draper Cry

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In this week's episode of Mad Men alpha male Don Draper does the unthinkable: when hearing about the death of a dear old friend, he cries. The emotional show has inspired lavish praise, Emmy predictions, and now a photo tribute. BuzzFeed user jonye put together a series of images in honor of Draper's tears, imagining what else could move him to such an unprecedented display of emotion. They include sad movies, memories of the Prohibition era, and—anachronistically for a show set in the 1960s—Twitter criticism.

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Eleanor Barkhorn is a former senior editor at The Atlantic.

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