Having trouble with "Basic Data Structures: Modify an Array Stored in an Object"

Tell us what’s happening:
Why am I not adding ‘Pete’ to the user.data.friends array?

I tried to follow the hints instruction, it didn’t go well.

Your code so far

let user = {
name: 'Kenneth',
age: 28,
data: {
  username: 'kennethCodesAllDay',
  joinDate: 'March 26, 2016',
  organization: 'freeCodeCamp',
  friends: [
  location: {
    city: 'San Francisco',
    state: 'CA',
    country: 'USA'

function addFriend(userObj, friend) {
// Only change code below this line
return userObj.data.friends;
// Only change code above this line

console.log(addFriend(user, 'Pete'));

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Challenge: Modify an Array Stored in an Object

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Your return statment is navigating well to the friends array. You should do the same for your first statement and push friend into friends.

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Now it works, thanks for helping.

userObj is representing user so you dont need to repeat. All you have to do is push friend, nothing else

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Tested that and it works now.
Thanks for the help.