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Fourth-Grader Sings ‘Imagine’ At Talent Show But By The End There’s Not A Dry Eye In The Room

by Amy Paige
Amy is the Director of Trending Content at LittleThings. She loves viral videos, her poodle mix Cali, and doing the robot.

Adam Kornowski is a fourth-grader at the Lakeside Elementary School in Minnesota. In May 2018, he braved the stage at a small talent show… but little did he or his family know he’d quickly become a viral sensation and his performance would go viral with millions of shares online.

The 10-year-old, who has been playing piano since the age of five, decided to sing “Imagine” by John Lennon. Only one of the best songs, ever.

It’s amazing how a song can still make such an impact after so many years and spur so much emotion. And young Adam did certainly did it justice.

“There wasn’t a parent in the room with a dry eye by the end. He got a standing ovation and the applause lasted forever!” his proud mom Michelle wrote on Facebook. “A woman stopped me to tell me that she would buy it on iTunes if I put it out there!! I love his bow at the end…so polite!”

Michelle can’t even keep up with the comments and words of praise.

See the viral performance below. Great job, Adam!

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