Blind 16-year-old stuns with national anthem (+video)

Published: Thursday, April 18 2013 2:00 p.m. MDT

Marlana VanHoose sings the National Anthem

LAWRENCE, Kan. — Marlana VanHoose is 16-years-old and has a voice that is on its way to going viral.

A YouTube video of Marlana singing the National Anthem preceding the University of Kansas women's basketball game on Feb. 3 against Ole Miss has been posted several times and has already achieved more than 70,000 views.

Several viewers expressed their support for the young artist.

Christopher Winter posted, "Amazing. Why is Miley Cyrus famous, and not this talented young vocalist?"

Karen Witte also posted, "I would love for her to sing to my son, my Marine, when he finally gets to come home."

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