Derek Chauvin sentencing: George Floyd's daughter Gianna Floyd says 'miss you' in moving video

Even though Gianna Floyd believes her father George Floyd is with her, the Internet believes that no daughter should be growing up without her father 


                            Derek Chauvin sentencing: George Floyd's daughter Gianna Floyd says 'miss you' in moving video
George Floyd's 7-year-old daughter Gianna Floyd spoke at Derek Chauvin sentencing (Twitter/ @TasneemN)

George Floyd's daughter Gianna Floyd, 7, made the first victim impact statement during the sentencing of Derek Chauvin. On June 25, 2021, the young girl spoke via a video message that has pretty much moved all of Twitter to tears. 

Chauvin's sentencing for the murder of Floyd last year in May 2020, Gianna conveyed her message to the world in a video that had left the internet heartbroken. "I miss him all the time," Gianna said in the video. "I started crying as soon as Gianna Floyd started talking #DerekChauvinSentencing," one user said. Another user tweeted, "I’m in tears listening to Gianna Floyd omg"

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"son hearing Gianna Floyd speak has me so emotional," one user wrote. Another user wrote, "Watching Gianna Floyd on video now. She asks "how did my dad get hurt." This girl has lived a life many adults have not. Just damn."



 



 

In a barely 2-minute-long video, Gianna poured her heart out. She spoke about how if her father were here, she would say that she misses him and that she loves him. The young girl also said how she wanted to play games with him and about what she would do when they meet once again. She also said how she would want to meet him once again. She also asked, "How is it that my dad get hurt?" Gianna also said her father is with her in spirit even though he is not really there.

It is the little details that made Twitter users emotional. "Gianna Floyd answering questions as a victim impact statement. She says she wants to play with him and go on a plane ride. Gianna says her dad helped her brush her teeth," one tweeted. "This is heartbreaking. George Floyd's 7-year-old daughter Gianna is giving a video victim impact statement talking about how she misses playing games, eating dinner, having him help her brush her teeth. "Those mean people did something to him... I miss you and I love you."" another user wrote. 



 



 

Even though the young girl believes her father is with her, the Internet believes that no daughter should be growing up without her father. One user wrote, "Stop traumatizing our Black children. Gianna Floyd." Another wrote, "Gianna Floyd made me weak, her words and how she was robbed of everything. Her childhood wouldn't be the same."

"George Floyd will never be able to walk his daughter Gianna down the aisle. Derek Chauvin robbed them of all of the father - daughter memories they would have made. Emotional statement by George's brother Philonise Floyd," one more wrote. Along similar lines, another user wrote, "Gianna Floyd shouldn’t have to grow up without her daddy. Hearing her speak today, as well as the rest of George’s family, is gut wrenching. My heart goes out to everyone of them."



 



 



 



 

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