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Debra Downer: The Cry Faces (and Hands) of Dexter’s Depressive Sister

Debra Downer: The Cry Faces (and Hands) of Dexter’s Depressive Sister

Jennifer Carpenter gets a lot of attention for cursing like a trucker as Dexter's Debra Morgan. But, really, the tough girl act is just that: an act. Deb, at her core, is a mess, and she has shed the (gallons of) tears to prove it. This season, though, she has been crying at a pace that's impressive even for her (alcohol and a guilty conscience don't mix, people!). In the first three episodes alone, Deb has already demonstrated all of her signature cry moves. See for yourself:The Frozen Face of Terror Deb is a proud woman, so even though she cries a lot, she does not surrender easily to tears. Her face stiffens before it crumples, leaving her to appear terrified of her oncoming emotions. In this case, she might actually be terrified: El Sapo, a hit man, just beat her up.  The Stop-Looking-at-Me Cover-up What do you do

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