This girl’s reaction to ‘The Lion King’ death scene will make you tear up

This is literally the circle of life.


Audra Schroeder


Published Apr 14, 2015   Updated May 29, 2021, 2:08 am CDT

Do you remember the first time you saw The Lion King? Do you remember the scene that made your heart crumple like a used tissue? Of course you do. This young girl just experienced that feeling for the first time. 

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A father filmed his young daughter watching the devastating Mufasa death scene, and though the clip is less than a minute, you can see her world crumble in about 30 seconds. Her dad’s words at the end will make you tear up even more.  

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Dammit, where’s that crumpled tissue?  

H/T Uproxx | Screengrab via DisneyMusicVEVO/YouTube 

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*First Published: Apr 14, 2015, 1:09 pm CDT