Archive for May 30th, 2009

A Granddad’s Tender Duet With His Grandgirl

May 30, 2009

This is me, wiping away tears after watching 2 Grand’s performances in Britain’s Got Talent. Here is the May 16, 2009  audition of John, a 76-year-old grandfather, and Sally, his 12-year-old granddaughter, singing a duet. It’s not the quality of the singing that touched me, it’s just seeing this elderly man and his grandgirl making a very special memory together. It made me think of my own daughter’s relationship with her beloved Poppa Kent and how she would have loved to have done something special with him like this.

Here is their semifinal performance, which earned (more…)