Tourist who sang at DC monument takes on bigger crowd

WASHINGTON — Singing the national anthem at the Lincoln Memorial in June was just a warm up for a tourist from Tallahassee, Florida. Her main event was opening the last day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.

On Thursday, Genleah ‘Star’ Swain gave a rousing rendition of “The Star-Spangled Banner” on the last day of the convention, where Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton takes the stage.

Watch Swain singing at the convention:

A video of Swain, who goes by the names G-Star Swain and Star Swain, singing the national anthem at the Lincoln Memorial mesmerized visitors on June 16.

Watch her performance:

Abigail Constantino

Abigail Constantino started her journalism career writing for a local newspaper in Fairfax County, Virginia. She is a graduate of American University and The George Washington University.

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