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Look how They Massacred my Boy refers to a memorable quote indigenous 1972 crime movie The Godfather. In 2018, the screen catch of the scene gained popularity as an image macro showing grief over loss.

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Origin

On march 24th, 1972, American crime film The Godfather premiered in the unified States.<1> In the as soon as scene, personality Vito Corleone is presented the corpse of his child Sonny Corleone, come which that reacts with an expression of grief and also by uttering "Look just how they massacred mine boy".

On march 3rd, 2017, Giphy<2> post a captioned GIF the the scene.

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On November 11th, 2017, Steemit<3> user kid4life introduced a contest, urging website customers to use the still image from the scene together a picture template. Top top November 23rd, numerous winners were announced<4>, v the initial quote not showing up in any kind of of the to win images.

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On February 9th, 2018, Redditor<5> Naju34 posted a captioned picture taken from the scene to /r/dankmemes subreddit. The post gained end 10,100 upvote within 6 months.


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In the adhering to week an ext versions the the meme showed up in /r/PrequelMemes<6>, /r/Animemes<7> and /r/dankmemes<8> subreddits, however were left largely unnoticed. On march 23rd, 2018, one unknown Reddit user<9> posted one more version of the meme which received over 31,300 upvotes within 6 months.

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Through 2018 and early 2019, the macro saw stable use throughout numerous subreddits, including /r/teenagers<10>, /r/dankmemes<11>, /r/shittyrainbow6<12> and also /r/HistoryMemes<13>.


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<1> IMDB – The Godfather

<2> Giphy – Look how they massacred my boy

<3> Steemit – 9# TVಠ_ಠMEME CONTEST: Winners the 8# + brand-new MEMES room Waiting!