KPIX 5 Morning Anchor Frank Mallicoat offers his unique perspective.

When violence strikes in our troubled world, it’s always a challenge explaining to young children why.

There really is no perfect approach, but a little bit of tenderness goes a long way.

A French father and his young son were asked that very question.  How do you explain this to your children?

Watch the give and take between this loving father and son in France.

In all this madness in Paris, it’s a ray sunshine and perhaps the best minute of television I have ever seen — simple and loving words through the innocent eyes of a child and his father. This touching conversation will move you, and will give you a sense that there is hope in our every changing world.  

How do you explain unthinkable violence to children? Continue the conversation on the KPIX Facebook page.