Ten years ago was a tumultuous time, to say the least. As a country, we were busy dealing with the war in Afghanistan, an increasingly unsteady economy, constant homeland security scares, and even a crazed East Coast sniper. But, as luck would have it, that year we also had a fantastic crop of sexy celebs to crush on. In tough times, it's always helpful to have a hot distraction.

From AliasJennifer Garner to adorable Olympic figure skater Michelle Kwan, check out the girls we were crushing on in 2002.

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