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  • in 2016, I got asked to sing the national anthem for Hillary Clinton when she won enough delegates to become the Democratic nominee for president of the United States.

  • I only got asked with a couple days notice, and my busy schedule meant that I couldn't make it to sound check.

  • When I got called on stage and started singing the room of 3000 people started singing along with me and I don't know if you've ever been in this position before, but it felt a little unpatriotic toe ask a room full of people singing the national anthem to stop.

  • So instead of seeing the version that I had strenuously rehearsed for 48 hours, I sang, There's and I didn't sound my best and I was the only one that was miked.

  • When I got off stage, my phone had blown up with social media notifications, telling me how terrible I sounded, that I'd ruined my biggest opportunity, that I should never sing again.

  • Even Snoop Dog made fun of me.

  • Needless to say, I was absolutely crushed, but it ended up being the best thing that's ever happened to me.

  • It forced me to go back out there and go after my dreams.

  • Despite what the Internet trolls told me, it pushed me to be at my best self.

  • This song is a result of that experience.

  • I hope it inspires you to try E o e o I might not know what to say Selfishly, I'm worry e You might run in e selflessly on learning e e Hold on to buy no sacrifice J Try, try e But least I'm living e way e But why is it that changing e feel like a goodbye?

  • Okay, okay.

  • Try way E e See, It's time to see Yeah.

in 2016, I got asked to sing the national anthem for Hillary Clinton when she won enough delegates to become the Democratic nominee for president of the United States.

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    林宜悉 posted on 2021/01/11
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