Local diners at a Chick-Fil-A restaurant in Nashville, Tennessee were treated to an unexpected concert this week, with a vocal group surprising patrons when they delivered an amazing performance mid-meal.
Nearly 20 members of Acappella Ministries Worship Leader Institute belted out a beautiful rendition of Bill Withers’ 1972 ‘Lean on Me’ to stunned guests.
“A group from Acapella’s Worship Leadership Institute went to Chick-fil-A near the Rivergate Mall and that’s where the magical moment was made. Video shows patrons and workers join in on the classic song, ‘Lean on me,'” reports NBC Nashville.
Meanwhile at the Chik-fil-A in Nashville…
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The performance is part of the group’s annual tradition. Last year, 60 members of the ministry sang ‘Every Praise’ at a different Chick-Fil-A location.
Watch the touching moment above.
'USA! USA!': President Trump Gets 'HUGE' Reception by US Troops in Iraq
President Trump touched-down in Iraq this week to greet US soldiers during the Christmas holiday; speaking to a packed crowd of service men and women before holding high-level talks with military leadership.
Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders posted footage of the Commander-in-Chief addressing the American troops during his three hour visit on social media Wednesday, when the crowd broke out into a touching “USA” chant as Trump took the stage.
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The president’s visit comes just days after he announced the withdrawal of American troops from civil-war torn Syria; saying the US mission to destroy ISIS in the region was accomplished.
BOY’S BEST FRIEND: This Amazing 12-Year-Old Creates Bow Ties to Help Shelter Dogs Find New Parents
More than 670,000 dogs and 860,000 cats are euthanized throughout the United States every year; each unable to find adoptive parents from shelters across the country. One heartwarming boy is trying to put a stop to it.
Meet Darius Brown.
“Darius Brown was diagnosed with developmental delays when he was 2, but a hobby creating bow ties has helped him flourish — while benefiting the animals he loves, too,” reports Today.
“Darius Brown, 12, has two big passions: bow ties and animals. So the Newark, New Jersey, resident helps shelter pets dress for success by donating his one-of-a-kind bow ties to rescue organizations across the country,” adds the website.
“It helps the dog look noticeable, very attractive,” he told TODAY. “It helps them find a forever, loving home … I love everything about dogs and cats.”
Brown was initially diagnosed with a speech delay, cognitive problems, and motor skill issues at the age of two.
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“With his fine motor skills, he wasn’t able to really use his hands well — tying a shoe was challenging,” his mother told TODAY. “My mother and I came up with the idea that if he helped us with things like prepping the ribbon or cutting it, and sewing fabric together, it would help him. And it did — it worked!”
Read the touching story here.