A 5-year-old has some suggestions for how to solve a couple of global issues, and the leader of the free world has responded.
Last week, Yasmeen, self described as “5 almost 6 years old,” took to writing a handwritten letter to President Obama advocating for world peace and marriage equality.
“Please stop war for our world, instead have a meeting. Please give a speech to tell everyone they can marry who they want. Thank you," her message read.
On Friday, Yasmeen’s aunt tweeted a photo of the note to the POTUS Twitter handle, and that same day, the President replied.
“Tell your niece I really like her letter. Couldn't agree more!” his tweet read.
After launching his first Twitter account six years into his presidency, President Obama broke the Guinness world record on May 18 for the “fasted time to reach 1 million followers on Twitter.” As of Tuesday, he has racked up 2.44 million followers. However, he has just seven published tweets -- among them, his encouraging reply to Yasmeen.
This just goes to show, “please” and “thank you” still go a very long way.