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Oscars 2015: 'Imitation Game' writer urges kids to 'stay weird'
Oscars 2015: 'Imitation Game' writer urges kids to 'stay weird'

One of the most touching acceptance speeches at the 2015 Academy Awards came from adapted screenplay winner Graham Moore, who took his 45 seconds on stage to encourage kids to “stay weird, stay different.” “When I was 16 years old, I tried to kill myself because I felt weird and I felt different and I felt like I did not belong,” said Moore, who won his Academy Award for "The Imitation Game," the story of pioneering British mathematician Alan Turing, who helped break the Nazis' Enigma code but was persecuted by his own government for being gay. “And now I’m standing here and, so, I would like this moment to be for the kid out there who...

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