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Little girl’s heartfelt message to divorced parents

If we live in a world where everyone's being mean, everyone will be a monster in their future.
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Tiana just wants everyone to get along, in particular her divorced parents.

The 6-year-old gave her mum, Cherish Sherry, a talk after witnessing her parents fight over a fallen shoe rack.

Cherish recorded her daughter’s speech and posted it on Facebook on September 16. It has gone on to be viewed more than 11 million times.

In her pink pajamas, sitting on the stairs at her home in British Columbia, Tiana pleads for her parents to be friends.

“I’m trying to do my best in my heart… I want you, Mom, my dad, everyone to be friends. I want everyone to be smiling. Not like being mad. I think you can do it.”

The little girl is wise beyond her years.

“I’m not trying to be mean. I’m not trying to be a bully,” Tiana said. “I just want everyone to be friends. If I can be nice, I think all of us can be nice too.”

Sherry was stunned by her daughter’s maturity.

“She is teaching me!” Sherry wrote in her Facebook post.

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