Imagine seeing the most wholesome moment while walking down the street.
There are times when buskers just get ignored. However, there are also moments when you have to delay your plans for a couple of minutes to watch something incredible. That would be probably the case if you happened to pass by this particular busker on the streets of Washington D.C.
A little girl showed up in front of a busking band and they decided to serenade her.
An 11-year-old girl named Mary Evelyn was walking with her parents on the streets of Washington D.C. when she heard a band playing.
The girl was immediately captivated by the lead singer’s voice and slipped herself into the crowd just to see him.
She loves dancing with the music, and she was dancing on the spot as if nobody was watching.
When the singer, Kenny Sways, took notice of the dancing child, he decided to prepare a special song for her.
Kenny Sways chose to serenade the little girl with Whitney Houston’s “I Will Always Love You.”
Mary Evelyn was intently watching Kenny sing the song for her and she looked like she was enjoying the moment.
Kenny tried to reach his hand towards the girl, and surprisingly, she responded by holding his hand without hesitation.
It was amazing how the two managed to have the sweetest connection after meeting for the first time. Kenny’s soft and sweet vocals filled the air, and you could see how much the girl hopped with joy as he sings. Mary Evelyn’s priceless reaction was so special to watch.
The singer impressively pulled off the cover while maintaining the connection between him and the girl.
Kenny’s insanely high vocals perfectly nailed the Whitney Houston classic.
His velvety yet high timbre attracted a gigantic crowd that encircled him, the band and Mary Evelyn, who was having the time of her life.
Kenny’s band rearranged the structure of the whole song, making it more fresh and unique than other renditions.
They also incorporated elements of jazz and soul!
As Kenny belted the high part, the girl danced with joy.
Kenny kneeled on the ground as the band prepared for the climactic moment of the song.
Mary Evelyn acted along with him and kneeled as well as she put her hands on her chest.
The moment Kenny belted the chorus, she was so thrilled that she just started galloping with excitement. This is surely a memory she’ll never forget!
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The Epoch Times reported that Mary Evelyn was diagnosed with Down Syndrome, a genetic disorder that affects a person’s physical and intellectual abilities.
It was amazing how Kenny’s music reached this child and made her the happiest girl ever that day.
Still, this isn’t the only wholesome thing that Kenny Sways has done in front of a crowd.
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This busker also stepped up in the middle of a large protest on Lafayette Square to attempt to calm down the ongoing violence between police and protesters.
He sang Bill Wither’s “Lean On Me” during that time and surprisingly, his music was able to defuse the tension as some of protesters joined him to sing. It is just amazing how he uses the power of music!
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