'One Tree Hill' bows out: A thank-you letter to Brooke Davis, for being more than enough

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When "One Tree Hill" premiered on The WB on September 23, 2003, I was a 16-year-old high school senior. I watched it because "Dawson's Creek" was off the air and I had nothing better to do once I'd finished my physics homework. It was almost 8 years later to the day that I, a real live adult, visited the set of the show to conduct interviews with the cast and observe while they filmed one of the final episodes of the series. I sat behind the camera on set at Karen's Cafe, watching Sophia Bush's effortless transformation into Brooke Davis, as directed by Greg Prange. The scene wasn't sad or even particularly poignant -- she was flirting with her husband before he spotted something on the street and rushed outside. It was practically filler. But I blinked back tears anyway, because in that moment I felt instantly connected to my 16-year-old self, and, simultaneously, uncomfortably...


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