A heartwarming conversation between a father and his frightened young son about Friday’s terror attacks in Paris is a moving lesson in being an empathetic parent.

Outside the Bataclan theater where 89 people were killed, a Parisian reporter asked a little boy, his father kneeling at his side, what he understood about what had happened there. The boy says quietly that there were bad guys, and that his family will have to move away to be safe.

His father tells him that France is their home, and that they don’t have to leave. The boy pushes back, worried because the mean people have guns and can shoot them.

His father then gives the perfect answer.

Watch their beautiful exchange here:

French father and son have the most precious conversation in i…A father and son have the most precious conversation during an interview by french media at the scene of the Bataclan attacks. I saw that it hadn’t been subtitled in english yet, so I made a quick edit to show the rest of the world how freakin awesome some of our citizens are. They’re my heros. I feel better too now! #paris #bataclan #parisattacksUPDATE: Full segment has been posted with subtitles by LPJ http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x3e8rah_paris-attacks-november-2015-le-petit-journal-du-16-11_tvImages and interview are a courtesy of Le Petit Journal . Thank you so much to the LPJ team for this interview and a very touching segment yesterday! Also, thank you for letting this video be accessed by all and not putting it down. Thank you to Angel Le (father) and Brandon (son) for brightening up our day. <3 Original Segment: http://bit.ly/1Lix9L2Original Video (without subtitles): https://www.facebook.com/PetitJournalYannBarthes/videos/1013093998733798/

Posted by Jerome Isaac Rousseau on Monday, November 16, 2015

 

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