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Kids suggest new name for chocolate/vanilla ice cream called 'The Great Divide'

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COUSHATTA, La. -

Students having an ice cream party in Traci Schmidley's home school class in Louisiana love Blue Bell ice cream, but had a suggestion for the chocolate and vanilla flavor the brand calls The Great Divide. In a letter Schmidley posted on Facebook Tuesday, the kids suggest the Texas-based company change the flavors name to Better Together instead, saying, "There is no divide between us."

"We think having a big bucket of Better Together chocolate and vanilla on dinner tables across the country will make our families and communities stronger than ever!" reads the letter, signed Isak, Kaleb, Jayden & Friends.

Since it was posted on Tuesday, the post has been shared more than 400 times, and has more than 2,000 reactions. News of the letter eventually reached Blue Bell. Representatives reached out to the family and the president of Blue Bell plans to meet with the children soon. 

In a statement to The Dallas Morning News, spokesperson Jenny Van Dorf said, ""We are so impressed by them and commend Traci for providing the environment where an important conversation like this can take place. We love the idea of 'better together' and especially the thoughtful sentiment behind it."

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