04/23/2013 07:21 pm ET

Blind Teen Marlana Vanhoose's Rendition Of The National Anthem Blows Everyone Away (VIDEO)

This is the most moving rendition of the Star Spangled Banner that we've heard in quite a while.

That's because Marlana Vanhoose is no ordinary teen. According to Kentucky Sports, the Paintsville high school student is blind and was born with Cytomegalovirus, a virus that can cause developmental disabilities.

When she sang the anthem at a University of Kentucky women's basketball game last February at the age of 16, the audience wasn't prepared for her colossal talent.

"It was the best performance we've ever had here at Memorial Coliseum," Head Coach Matthew Mitchell told Kentucky Sports. "What an unbelievable voice on a little bitty girl."

Since then, the original Youtube post of her performance has been viewed over 100,000 times. It resurfaced on Facebook this month where it quickly went viral with over 90,000 likes and 340,000 shares.


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