Quarantined Teen Spreads Hope From Her Driveway With Beautiful “Hallelujah” Cover.

Just because we’re self-isolating to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus doesn’t mean we can’t use our talents to encourage our friends, family members, and neighbors.

Amelia Kate is a teenager from Mandeville, Louisiana. Like so many of us, she has been quarantined in her home for weeks, so she decided to treat her neighbors to a song. With a little help from mom Kirby Scarborough Thompson, the teen brought her karaoke machine onto the driveway and performed an absolutely gorgeous cover of Jeff Buckley’s “Hallelujah.”


In a Facebook video that has since gone viral, we see people drop what they’re doing to listen to her stunning voice. Later, neighbor Janet Revon Grillot wrote, “Your voice touched a lot of us today. Thank you, Amelia Kate, for lifting us up.” What a beautiful way to remind us that we’re all in this together!

Watch the teen encourage her community in the video below, and share her idea with your own neighbors. For more stories of joy and love, check out the Coronavirus Good News Dashboard.

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