A little boy who wrote a letter to Joe Biden and other officials a few months ago was surprised to receive a response from the vice president.
Myles Nelson, 7, had an idea after the Sandy Hook massacre. He believed if guns shot chocolate bullets instead of real ones, no one would get hurt and the world would be safer.
Barbara Rankin, his reading teacher, told him to write his idea down. He then sent the idea to many White House officials.
Though he likely didn't expect a genuine response to his letter, he received just that, as Vice President Joe Biden sent him a hand-written reply saying his idea was a good one.
I am sorry it took me so very long to respond to your letter. I really like your idea. If we had guns that shot chocolate, not only would our country be safer, it would be happier. People love chocolate.
You are a good boy,
Jenny Aicher, Myles' teacher, said he was "ecstatic" to receive a reply from Biden. And being called a "good boy" meant "the world" to him.