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‘This Is Us’ actor Lonnie Chavis fights back against trolls

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Mandy Moore and Lonnie Chavis in “This Is Us.”
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Milo Ventimiglia and Lonnie Chavis in “This Is Us.”
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Mandy Moore, Milo Ventimiglia, Lonnie Chavis, and Parker Bates in 'This Is Us.'
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Lonnie Chavis attends the 2018 BET Awards at Microsoft Theater on June 24, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Bennett Raglin/Getty Images for BET)

Ten-year-old “This Is Us” actor Lonnie Chavis posted a video on his Instagram Tuesday calling out the haters that comment on the gap in his teeth.

Lonnie says that yes he can fix the gap in his teeth, he could get braces, but can the trolls fix their hearts?

He goes on to say that their are kids hurting and killing themselves because of the vitriol posted online by trolls and haters.

He says he can deal with the cyber bullying, and hopes others can do. He ends the video with some words on encouragement, “Be who you want to be. Believe in yourself.”

Lonnie portrays the young Randall Pearson in the NBC drama, while Sterling K. Brown portrays the adult Randall. The third season of “This Is Us” premieres September 25.

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