6-year-old's plea to end violence goes viral

1 year 7 months 4 weeks ago Tuesday, May 23 2017 May 23, 2017 Tuesday, May 23, 2017 5:42:00 AM CDT May 23, 2017 in News
By: The Associated Press

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A 6-year-old St. Louis boy's plea for an end to violence has been viewed by tens of thousands of people.

Jeffrey Laney's mother posted the video on her Facebook page last week. It shows Jeffrey pleading for the safety of himself and his family, saying, "I don't want nothing to happen to all my family, and I'm really serious because I'm really scared to die and I'm really scared for my family to die."

Nearly 100,000 people had viewed the video by Monday afternoon.

 

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