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This dad explained the Paris attacks to his little boy and it's heartbreaking and wonderful

It was on French news yesterday and it’s an inspiration.

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FRENCH NEWS ORGANISATION Le Petit Journal interviewed a man and his little son on the streets of Paris yesterday.

They posted the video to Facebook and it’s been viewed over 11 million times already – with so many people commending the dad for his inspirational words.

The reporter asked the little boy two questions

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And this is how the conversation went

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But the dad was quick to remind the little guy that they were going nowhere

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But, the boy was worried

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His response?

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The exchange continued on camera, as the boy had more questions

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“We have flowers” said the dad

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“But flowers don’t do anything, they’re for, they’re for…”

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“Of course they do, look, everyone is putting flowers.”

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His son had more questions

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“And the candles too?” the little boy said

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Dad explained once more

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And the reporter finished with one final question

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Watch the whole interview here with subtitles:

Source: Jeje125/YouTube

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