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Who Was America's Mom In 2019?

You know those women throughout culture that are just so relatable, you almost feel like you know them? Every now and then, popular mothers and women in the media almost take on a collective mom-like quality in the minds of the public at large. Occasionally dubbed "America's mom" by the media - or even referred to casually as "Mom" by on social media sites - such women exude such a strength and grace that they're able to inspire women around the world whether they've ever met them or not. So who is America's mother in 2019? Here you'll have the chance to help figure it out. 

When making your choices for who was America's mom in 2019, pick the woman from the list below that you've been inspired by the most. You'll also find a handy list of pros and cons that detail the probable ups and downs of actually being raised by the women in question in case you need a little help deciding. Be sure to check back as the votes roll in to discover who won the title of America's mother 2019.  

 

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    Pros:

    • She's just so... nice. Having been dubbed America's sweetheart in her early, romantic comedy days, our love for her definitely hasn't faded over the years. 
    • She's hysterical and would always keep you on your toes with her hilarious antics. 
    • She's got a huge heart which comes through in all of her roles. 
    • When she adopted her two kids, she also maintained that she was the lucky one for getting to have them in her lives. 

    Cons:

    • How could you ever get mad at her even if you had a fight? Seriously. 
    • The strong possibility that all your friends would end up loving her more than you. 

     

    • Age: 57
    • Birthplace: Virginia, United States of America
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    Pros:

    • She may just be one of the strongest ladies in Hollywood. After battling addiction, she's been very open about her past struggles in an attempt to help others. 
    • She's got a huge heart and supports a wide variety of charities.
    • She's incredibly real and has emphasized letting your talent, not outside appearance, do the talking. 
    • She shared the red carpet with her entire family at the premiere of Halloween, awwww.

    Cons:

    • She's so strong, active, and talented, you'd have a lot to live up too. 
    • Though her lack of fascination with fashion is totally charming, it doesn't leave a lot in the way of cool clothes to steal from her closet. 

     

    • Age: 63
    • Birthplace: Santa Monica, California, United States of America
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    105 VOTES

    Pros:

    • From Brothers & Sisters to Forrest Gump to Mrs. Doubtfire, Sally just exudes that classic mom warmth. 
    • Seriously, doesn't she always just look ready with a hug?
    • She knows what she believes in and is not afraid to stand up for it. 
    • She's the type that'd bake you cookies while talking politics.

    Cons:

    • If you're not the type who enjoys a lively discussion on current affairs, you might not do well at her dinner table. 
    • Be prepared to find out what you believe in, even if you don't feel like it.

     

    • Age: 75
    • Birthplace: Pasadena, California, USA
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    115 VOTES

    Pros:

    • She's got that sweet, loving vibe that just screams motherly. 
    • She's quite possibly the greatest screen actress of all time yet has still managed to stay down to earth and cool about it. 
    • She's insanely creative and would doubtless keep life interesting. 
    • She's strong, outspoken, and unafraid to use her voice to stand-up for what she believes in. 

    Cons:

    • Growing up knowing your mom was a living legend would make for some crazy standards of success. 
    • Having to share her with the rest of the world, pretty much all of which loves her too. 

     

    • Age: 72
    • Birthplace: Summit, New Jersey, United States of America
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