Watch the Tearful Moment an Audience Helps 13-Year-Old Boy with Autism Sing 'Let It Go' During School Talent Show
"It was just that magical moment where it just felt like the entire community rallied around him," the boy s mom said
A group of middle school students taught a 13-year-old boy with autism to “let it go” during a powerful talent show performance.
Jagger Lavley, who was dressed as beloved snowman Olaf from Frozen, took the stage at Oak Middle School in Shrewsbury, Massachussets, and began to sing “Let It Go” from the hit Disney film.
“He got through the first verse okay,” his mother, Stacey Lavely, told Boston s WCVB. “But things started to fall apart a little bit.”
By the second verse, Jagger began to stumble, forgetting some of the words.
That s when several kids from the audience came to Jagger s rescue and joined him in singing the rest of the song.
“It was just that magical moment where it just felt like the entire community rallied around him,” Stacey shared.
Olivia Klein, who filmed the talent show for Shrewsbury Media Connection, captured the moving moment on camera.
“You could see a visible change in his mood,” Klein told the news outlet. “He got really uplifted and he finished the song strong.”
Even though Jagger doesn t attend Oak Middle School (he goes to a different school for kids with autism), he still received support from a room full of strangers.
“It was such a beautiful moment,” Stacey added.