What's the Difference between Forrest Gump the Book and Forrest Gump the Movie?

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Forrest Gump

60%
Released: 1986
Author: Winston Groom

Forrest Gump

40%
Released: 1994
Director: Robert Zemeckis
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Forrest Gump
Forrest Gump
Portrayed by: Tom Hanks
Jenny Curran
Jenny Curran
Portrayed by: Robin Wright
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The Lorax
The Lorax
Portrayed by: Danny DeVito
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   Forrest is an All State Football player in High School and attends a banquet in a little town caled Flomaton. He is on the bus for a long time and drinks two slurpees. He can't get his fly down when he gets the chance to pee. He is given his award and someone asks him if he has anything to say. He says, "I got to pee." He is an All American in College and gets to go to the White House to meet President Kennedy. He drinks seven Dr. Peppers. He meets the President who asks him how he feels to be an All American. He replies, "I got to pee." The President smiles and says, "I believe he said he's got to go pee."
   He gets fed up with the kids bullying him and punches one of them in the face, then runs off. He runs away from his bullies, his callipers break, and he doesn't need them anymore. (he doesn't punch any of them)
   Forrest attends school with Jenny for the first grade, but is then put in a special class because of his low IQ. He then sees Jenny again when he is in High School and a star on the football team. Forrest's mother has sex with the school principal so that he can attend the same classes as the normal students. He is with Jenny all the way through school.
   Forrest is a huge man. He is 6'5" and 242 pounds. He is average size.
   Bubba is white. Bubba is black.
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