This February, Myles Nelson, 7, came up with a solution to gun violence: use chocolate bullets.
He told his classroom's reading specialist, Barbara Rankin, about his idea one lunch hour. She suggested he write to letters to President Barack Obama, Vice President Joe Biden, and Wisconsin Congresswoman Gwen Moore, sharing his brilliant idea.
With the help of Rankin, Myles did just that.
"Dear Vice President Biden, I have a great idea to help make our country safer, better and the best," Myles wrote. "I think guns should shoot out chocolate bullets. Then no one will get killed and no one will be sad."
This week, Biden responded with a handwritten letter:
"I am sorry it took me so very long to respond to your letter," Biden wrote in a letter that arrived at Nelson's school, Downtown Montessori Academy in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, on Monday. "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 goodRead More »from Joe Biden responds to boy’s sweet solution to gun violence