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Are Littmus Lozenges real?

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Littmus Lozenges are a fictional candy mentioned in the children's book "Because of Winn-Dixie" by Kate DiCamillo. In the book, the candies are made by Littmus W. Block, and they contain sorrow as a key ingredient. People who eat the candy taste the sweetness and remember their sorrows.

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The Littmus Lozenges were said to taste like root beer and strawberry. Their maker had suffered numerous sorrows in his life.

"Because of Winn-Dixie" was published in 2000 and was adapted into a movie in 2005. The book won many awards and was placed on the Teachers' Top 100 Books for Children list in 2007.

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