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WATCH: A French Father Tries To Explain The Attacks To His Young Son

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A dad comforts a son in Paris.
Le Petit Journal
A dad comforts a son in Paris.

Sometimes as a parent, it's hard to explain a cruel world to our children.

And sometimes, we see examples of a parent doing it exceptionally well despite some very tough circumstances.

Le Petit Journal, a show on the Canal+ network, captured a moment like that at the makeshift memorial in front of the Bataclan Theater in Paris, where dozens were killed during a terrorist attack on Friday.

There's not much more to say, other than watch:

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