Gabby Petito’s father is encouraging social media users to be nicer people.
This year marked the second holiday season Joseph Petito and Nichole Schmidt didn’t have their daughter with them to celebrate.
In case you didn’t know, Gabby was murdered by her fiancé, Brian Laundrie, in August 2021.
On Christmas day, Petito shared a photo of Gabby and her younger brothers.
“#MerryChristmas from our family to yours. #TogetherWeCan #JustBeANicerPerson,” he captioned the post.
His followers were quick to showed his post with supportive words.
“As hard as this holiday is for ur family's I pray that God gives ur hearts some kind of peace. Happy holidays and love from me here in Alabama,” one person wrote.
“Merry Christmas to you and your family Mr Petito and Merry Christmas to Gabby,” another heartfelt message read.
Many were grateful for his continued work to help find missing persons.