Marlana VanHoose to sing National Anthem for Game 6 of NBA Finals at Quicken Loan Arena in Cleveland

CLEVELAND - A woman who was blinded by a virus as a baby, will sing the National Anthem before Game 6 of the NBA Finals on Tuesday. 

Cleveland Cavaliers' officials said Marlana VanHoose will perform the National Anthem at the Quicken Loans Arena Tuesday.

The Cavs in a statement to said VanHoose is "undefeated" when performing during the playoffs this year.

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VanHoose was  born with Cytomeglo virus, and by the time she was a few weeks old it was discovered she was blind, according to her website.

She hasn’t allowed her blindness to keep her from what she loves the most -- music.

VanHoose blew the crowd away in Cleveland when she performed the National Anthem on April 2. 

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Watch her amazing performance from that evening courtesy of the @cavs Twitter account:

You can learn more about VanHoose here.

If you have time, we recommend checking out this “E:60” report by ESPN about VanHoose.

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