Children Often Show Adults How to Heal Racial Divide

In Michael Jackson’s 1973 cover of the Stevie Wonder song “With a Child’s Heart,” the future King of Pop sang, “With a child’s heart nothing can ever get you down, with a child’s heart you have got no reason to frown, love is as welcome as a sunny, sunny day, no grown-up thoughts to lead our hearts astray.”

Well, two toddlers in Manhattan, N.Y. exemplified a child’s pure heart when they ran towards each other and embraced after not seeing each other for an eternity, two whole days.

As the BFF’s ran towards each other, one yelled out, “My friend.”

The video, which went viral and has appeared everywhere from social media to mainstream news, touched Americans deeply because of the color of the two friends.

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