Jogger with dog offers comfort to grieving child during father’s funeral

By:  Steve Hartman/ CBS News

Fort Smith, Arkansas — Raelynn Nast, a 6-year-old has always been a daddy’s girl, according to her mother, Lacey. “She was very proud of her dad. She always wanted to introduce her dad to everybody,” Lacey said.

Raelynn’s father, Davey, died recently of colon cancer. He was just 41 years old. Raelynn was devastated. “It was a cry that was pure heartbreak,” Lacey said.

Enter Emily Beineman, who happened to be jogging with her dog, Blue, the day of Davey’s visitation. She was running past the funeral home when she heard a tiny voice call out from the chapel steps…. (you need to watch the video below).

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