Grieving Cabot Dad Makes Emotional Plea from Daughter's Grave Site

Published 07/22 2014 01:30PM

Updated 07/22 2014 02:19PM

"Life isn’t about getting high,” Ellis says into the camera. “If I can help anybody, I want you to listen to me.”

CABOT, AR – Rick Ellis' tearful message to drunk drivers has been shared hundreds of thousands of times since he posted it last week.

The Cabot father lost his 6-year-old daughter when her mother drove drunk, lost control of her car and crashed, killing both of them.

Ellis visited the cemetery on the fourth anniversary of his daughter’s death where he used his cell phone to record his plea asking those who have drinking problems to get help now and never drive drunk.

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