Like death and taxes, Tom Hanks' greatness is one of the few things in life we can always depend on. So come now, let America's dad embrace you with a warm hug and probably a letter he wrote on a typewriter.

1. Showing us it's the simple things that matter

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2. His amazing responses from his Reddit AMA

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3. Responding to a fan letter with his very own typewriter app Hanx Writer

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4. Nobody will miss this iPad ?

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5. Here's for being a good sport about all of humanity yelling "WILSON" at you for 17 years

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6. Posing with a fan pretending to be SLOSHED

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7. Sending a fan a DIY headshot and a non-appified, genuine typewriter letter

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8. Dancing with a weatherlady on a Spanish language broadcast for some reason?

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9. Gettin the smooches on with his wife Rita Wilson

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10. Better than tucking it away in some closet where nobody will ever see it

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11. C'mon Tom Selleck lighten up

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12. There can only be one, Tim Allen

Times Tom Hanks Earned the Title of National Treasure

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13. America's dad in his younger, hornier days

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14. Just the sweetest man you can imagine