15 Million Views for Post Atrocity Video: “It’s ok, they might have guns but we have flowers”




“France is our home son”. These five words, spoken by a father to his young boy in the aftermath of the Paris terror attacks, has touched a chord worldwide with a video showing the two, viewed some 15 million times on Facebook.

"Love Will Triumph" Cartoon kindly contributed in tribute by 'Smithy', cartoonist for Joondalup Times Perth , West Australia (Copyright Smithy)

“Love Will Triumph” Cartoon kindly contributed in tribute by ‘Smithy’, cartoonist for Joondalup Times Perth , West Australia (Copyright Smithy) (Our thanks, Smithy!) 

In the Le Petit Journal video Brandon Le says “bad guys” committed the terror attacks and worries that “they have guns” and can “shoot” people, according to a report by the Associated Press.

He and his father Angel Le were talking to the Le Petit Journal  broadcaster about the atrocity, in which at least 129 people died in Paris on Friday November 13. The video was posted to Facebook on November 16 according to a USA Today report on which our story is based.

“In the clip, Angel Le tells his son the meaning of the flowers and candles that people brought to a square to honor the victims of the attack” USA Today adds.



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2 Responses to 15 Million Views for Post Atrocity Video: “It’s ok, they might have guns but we have flowers”

  1. Smithy November 19, 2015 at 12:29 pm

    (The message accompanying the cartoon above)

    Best wishes and thoughts to all in Paris …

    Regards,
    Smithy
    Editorial Cartoonist ,
    Joondalup Times (Perth , West Australia )

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