He was in a really bad place after Fred died. He became a recluse, spending his days considering the ways he could be with him again.
His family worried, the friends that were left worried. But they didn't understand what he was going through.
People tried, they had tried really hard. They just couldn't get him to do anything, and they were on the verge of giving up.
The night George laughed for the first time after the war, the first time they saw a glimmer of hope, Angelina was there. It was because of her that George came back.