High School Student Stuns The Internet With Breathtaking Original Song (Video)

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This girl has got skills.

Listen to Molly Kate Kestner, a high school senior from Minnesota, perform an original song, “His Daughter.”

With a voice that shows more range than those of a lot of famous singers today, Kestner sings about a girl abandoned by her alcoholic father who’s looking for love in the wrong places, but eventually creates a family of her own.

The not-so-subtle religious undertones can be a bit much for the non-church going crowd, but otherwise the song is filled with sweet, hopeful sentiments.

Kestner’s talents in both singing and songwriting will surely take her far — this can’t be the last we see of this YouTube phenom, who has garnered over 170,000 views on this song alone already.

H/T: Huffington Post

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Katie Gonzalez is a contributing writer covering fashion and feminism. Katie graduated from Dartmouth College with a degree in Middle Eastern Studies and currently lives in Haifa, Israel, splitting time between academic research and scouting for “The Middle East’s Next Top Falafel Wrap.” She enjoys a hot cup of green tea and a Joan Didion novel to take the edge off her aggressive online shopping addiction. Follow along on Twitter and Instagram: @KatieGonzalez12

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