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Tom Hanks does a pretty terrible Denzel Washington impression, but made up for it with one hell of an introduction speech. “Great cinema lasts forever, a great actor astounds us forever,” Hanks said before presented Washington with the Cecile B. DeMille honor at the 2016 Golden Globes.


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It was an emotional moment for Denzel as he walked to the stage with his wife Paulette and children (yes, John David Washington was there) by his side. Unable to find his speech, then glasses, Denzel spoke from the heart thanking his family, first publicist and industry friends.


Trailing off between sentences while fighting back tears, Denzel looked to his wife for comfort (and eye sight lol).

Here’s what #RelationshipGoals look like in 2016. Watch the warming moment, below.

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