Viral Video: Father makes plea from daughter's gravesite

Facebook/Rick Ellis

POSTED: Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 2:02pm

UPDATED: Friday, July 25, 2014 - 10:53am

An Arkansas father's message given from his daughter's grave site has gone viral. In the video. Rick Ellis tell how his daughter was killed four years to the day by a drunken driver, her mother.

Ellis immediately captures your attention with his eyes full of tears.

"I'm gonna tell you something. Life isn't about getting high. I'm kinda speechless right now. If I can help anybody, I want you to listen to me."

The heartbroken father hopes others will take heed and not make poor decisions when struggling in life.

Since he posted the video to his Facebook page on July 17, the clip has been shared over 400,000 times. You can watch the full video above.

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God bless you, Mr. Ellis. Unfortunately, some people will not understand the magnitude of their actions until it happens to them. Praying God will give you peace as you journey through this terrible time of grief.

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