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Lil Nas X inspires local tot

The moment was sweet enough already. Sheletta Brundidge, a delightfully bombastic personality at WCCO Radio, has an autistic son named Daniel, who rarely speaks. In early summer 2019, Lil Nas X’s rap-country bop “Old Town Road” was everywhere—including in little Daniel’s earbuds. Brundidge posted a short clip of him singing along, and called it a “miracle.” The moment was not lost on the artist, who called in to WCCO the next week. “Everybody’s destiny is intertwined,” Lil Nas X told Brundidge, who cried. If reading this got “Old Town Road” stuck in your head all over again, we’re not even sorry. 

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