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WILA: Time Travel

  What I like about... One day, when I was in university, I was lying on my parents’ couch not feeling well and Back to the Future was playing on TV. I had seen the movie as a kid, but dismissed it as a “boy movie”. This was the first time I’d really sat down and watched it as an adult and realized just how good a movie it was. It was charming, exciting, and funny. Soon after I declared it my favourite movie and have been a huge fan ever since. I don’t know if BTTF marks the beginning of my passion for time travel stories, but it’s definitely a key component. But the goofy, enjoyable time travel of BTTF isn’t the only kind I love. Anyone who knows my tastes knows that simply uttering the phrase “it has time travel” piques my interest. But what is it about time travel that I love so much? Today I’m taking a look at one of my favourite story-telling concepts and why it excites me so. Second Chances We have all made mistakes we wish we could go back and fix, or something has happened tha