Sheep, Mary tussle over baby Jesus in children's pageant gone hilariously awry

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An adorable Nativity scene in an East Tennessee church took a hilarious turn when the little girl playing a sheep chose to play with baby Jesus.

Two-year-old Teegan Benson played a sheep in the First Baptist Church of White Pine's Nativity scene, but she had bigger plans for baby Jesus than him just sleeping on the hay.

Midway through the song, young Teegan decided that she'd rather play with baby Jesus' likeness instead of congregating around his manger.

Three-year-old Collia Weems then tries to take the doll from Benson and the two end up fighting back and forth over the baby. Definitely a program I will remember.

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Teegan's mum Tana posted the video on Facebook, where it has been viewed nearly eight million times.

They kept their composure better than the parents in the audience, who can be heard howling with laughter. LOVE these kiddos and my church family!

She continued, "I knew Teegan was going to go back for that doll. So [she] was not having it, and she knew we were not supposed to touch the baby Jesus so she made sure that Teegan knew for sure that that was unacceptable".

Benson said in her Facebook post, that has since gone viral, that she laughed until she cried. "I didn't push her".