14 Times Groot Was The Star Of 'Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2'

14 Times Groot Was The Star Of 'Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2'

Summer Chronicles: Vol. 3

Before I got home from school, my brother was texting me... and no, it wasn't because he missed me. He really wanted a ride to Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2! So this past week my boyfriend, brother and I went together. During the movie, I realized that the real star of the movie was not the protagonist, Peter Quill, but baby Groot!

1. Groot was the star from the very first scene when he plugged the music in

2. Just so he could dance

Just like in the end of the first movie... only with cute little feet.

3. Then stopping Gamora mid-fight to wave "hi"

He is so loved that she said "Hi" back <3

4. How could you get mad at this face?

Honestly, how?!

5. …Even when he ruins tapes, he is SO cute.

Look at that smile

6. He watched the craziness of the Guardians just like us in the theater

...with candy!

7. He was in the spotlight when he showed off his muscles

Also an accurate depiction of me after working out once.

8. Then he stole the show in this mini Ravager’s suit

Better dressed than anyone at Cannes.

9. And when he found Yondu’s prototype fin

Who knew he could climb like that?

10. Then charged at the bad guys

*screams adorably*

11. This scene was unforgettable.

Baby Groot: Groot?

Rocket: NO.

12. Then he ran to save his friends and the galaxy

...and everyone wondered if he would be able to.

13. He was the star when he cried

Breaking all of our hearts

14. And finally, when he and Drax became friends

United as Guardians of the Galaxy!

Like this article? You can check out my last two Summer Chronicle articles Volume 1 & Volume 2.

Did I miss a spotlight moment of Groot in GOTGV2? Let me know in the comments below!

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To The Friends I Won't Talk To After High School

I sincerely hope, every great quality I saw in you, was imprinted on the world.


So, for the last four years I’ve seen you almost everyday. I’ve learned about your annoying little brother, your dogs and your crazy weekend stories. I’ve seen you rock the awful freshman year fashion, date, attend homecoming, study for AP tests, and get accepted into college.

Thank you for asking me about my day, filling me in on your boy drama and giving me the World History homework. Thank you for complimenting my outfits, laughing at me presenting in class and listening to me complain about my parents. Thank you for sending me your Quizlets and being excited for my accomplishments- every single one of them. I appreciate it all because I know that soon I won’t really see you again. And that makes me sad. I’ll no longer see your face every Monday morning, wave hello to you in the hallways or eat lunch with you ever again. We won't live in the same city and sooner or later you might even forget my name.

We didn’t hang out after school but none the less you impacted me in a huge way. You supported my passions, stood up for me and made me laugh. You gave me advice on life the way you saw it and you didn’t have to but you did. I think maybe in just the smallest way, you influenced me. You made me believe that there’s lots of good people in this world that are nice just because they can be. You were real with me and that's all I can really ask for. We were never in the same friend group or got together on the weekends but you were still a good friend to me. You saw me grow up before your eyes and watched me walk into class late with Starbucks every day. I think people like you don’t get enough credit because I might not talk to you after high school but you are still so important to me. So thanks.

With that said, I truly hope that our paths cross one day in the future. You can tell me about how your brothers doing or how you regret the college you picked. Or maybe one day I’ll see you in the grocery store with a ring on your finger and I’ll be so happy you finally got what you deserved so many guys ago.

And if we ever do cross paths, I sincerely hope you became everything you wanted to be. I hope you traveled to Italy, got your dream job and found the love of your life. I hope you have beautiful children and a fluffy dog named Charlie. I hope you found success in love before wealth and I hope you depended on yourself for happiness before anything else. I hope you visited your mom in college and I hope you hugged your little sister every chance you got. She’s in high school now and you always tell her how that was the time of your life. I sincerely hope, every great quality I saw in you, was imprinted on the world.

And hey, maybe I’ll see you at the reunion and maybe just maybe you’ll remember my face. If so, I’d like to catch up, coffee?



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