LOS ANGELES (AP) – An animated short film about an adolescent gay couple has gone viral, garnering over 6 million views on YouTube in just two days.

In a Heartbeat ” follows a boy addressing his sexuality after falling in love with a male classmate in elementary school. The short was created by filmmakers Beth David and Esteban Bravo.

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David and Bravo released the film online Monday where it quickly began trending on Twitter.

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A Kickstarter campaign was launched in November 2016 to fund the project, reaching the initial goal of $3,000 in three hours. A total of $14,000 was raised.

The short is a semi-finalist for best animated domestic film at the 2017 Student Academy Awards. The filmmakers produced “In A Heartbeat” at Ringling College of Art and Design in Sarasota, Florida.

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