When I was four, I fell in love with Tim Burton’s Edward Scissorhands. At that age, most little girls would have probably been scared of him. I thought he seemed like a really sad but overall good guy. Some time in January, I found myself faced with having to answer a student about my favorite movie. Edward Scissorhands came tumbling out, and a few months later, so did this.

Thanks to the crew at Christ and Pop Culture, I was motivated to work out exactly why it was so important to me.

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