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People Are Overwhelmed By This 9-Year-Old Boy's Video About His Parents’ Divorce

A broken home can be a harmonious home, too.

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A 9-year-old Indonesian boy named Azka Corbuzier has posted an emotional video to YouTube, describing how much happier his family are following his parents' divorce.

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The video, titled The Story of a Broken Home, is made up of slides, illustrated by Azka, that he has also posted to Instagram. They tell the story of his parents' unhappy relationship and subsequent separation.

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Rather than tell a sad tale of a family break-up, Azka instead highlights how unhappy it made him when his parents would fight, while their new situation is much more harmonious.

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The video explains that Azka remained in the family home with his father, Deddy Corbuzier, a well-known TV presenter in Indonesia, while his mother lives very close by.

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Azka explains that his mother comes to his house to see him "almost every day," and that the family spend a lot of time together, both at home and travelling.

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Azka, who has more than 78,000 Instagram followers and over 12,000 YouTube subscribers, is a huge social media star in Indonesia, and found that he received numerous questions about his parents' divorce.

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The video is his public response to those questions, allowing him to explain that an unconventional family can still be a functioning and very happy one.

"It is not a broken home when you still have love from your parents," he said in the video.

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The message of the video is overwhelmingly positive and has received a warm reaction on YouTube, so far generating over half a million views.

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Dek Azka, being a kid with a broken home problem isnt always looks bad ;) Aku contohnya~

With a 90% Muslim population, divorce is still a contentious issue in Indonesia, and commenters have pointed out how important Azka's message is in helping to change attitudes.

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The sentiment extends beyond Azka's video, too, with plentiful pictures of the happy family filling his Instagram.

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Watch the full video of The Story of a Broken Home here.