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  • Guddu and Saroo's relationship — loving brothers who do almost everything together.
  • When Saroo wandered aimlessly in Calcutta, he followed a little girl who went to sleep next to other street orphans. Saroo sat by himself, apart from the other kids. After many long minutes, one of the boys gave him a piece of cardboard for him to lay on.
  • A young man helping Saroo by taking him to officials to be taken into an orphanage.
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  • Amita, a young girl Saroo befriends in an orphanage, sees a photo of his future adoptive parents and tells him he'll be happy. And they both hold hands in the end.
  • John and Sue being the ultimate Good Parents to Saroo and Mantosh even if it can be emotionally tiring with the latter.
  • Saroo apologizing to his brother Mantosh for his comments earlier in the movie.
  • Naturally, Saroo reuniting with his mother in the end. Knowing that this was based on a true story make the waterworks flow even more. And then the end credits treats you to pictures of the real Saroo and his foster family, before showing a clip of Saroo and his foster mother visiting his biological mother, the two women crying and hugging upon meeting.
  • After Saroo tells a small group of his college friends what happened to him, they all immediately start trying to think of ways for Saroo to track his family down.
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