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Father’s heart-warming talk with emotional 6-year-old daughter goes viral

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On Dec. 2, Gaines found his 6-year-old daughter upset in her room because he had teased her by calling her a name after a book he reads to her, "Moody Moose Buttons." Gaines said his family of six are very playful and like to tease each other. "We are very close," he said. 

I think I just watched and listened to one of the most powerful conversations in my life

Posted by Deceena Gaines on Saturday, December 2, 2017

Gaines said he began to talk with his daughter and got her to open up about what was bothering her. He discussed with her how to handle her emotions and to talk with him in the video. 

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Gaines said he thinks the story is viral because, "It's an open, honest, genuine moment that was very personal and positive. I don't think you see a lot of that in the media or online. Most people aren't used to seeing this parenting style. People all over the country are reaching out. A lot of people have said they didn't receive this as a child and are going to do this for their kids." 

Gaines said he is honored, humbled, and flattered by all of the positive feedback.

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