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Grieving Father on America’s “Emotional Bubble”

Covid-19 killed Brad’s son, but not the way you think. This 11 minute video is a dad’s reflection on a big and unspoken issue affecting billions of families living through the isolation caused by Covid-19 quarantines.

Grieving father, Brad Hunstable, posted a heartbreaking video two days after burying his son, Hayden, and spoke of an “emotional bubble” that he believed was about to burst in America. His video hit home with parents all over the world, immediately going viral, and amassed more than 110 million views with countless comments. ​ is a mental health resource, not a crisis or suicide response website. If you are in crisis, or experiencing thoughts of suicide, please text the Crisis Text Line (text HELLO to 741741), or call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255). Both services are free and available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.