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Austin, Minn., Native Molly Kate Kestner Sings 'His Daughter' on GMA

Updated: 05/14/2014 2:01 PM
Created: 05/14/2014 1:36 PM KSTP.com
By: Heidi Enninga

A small-town Minnesota teen turned Internet sensation sang an original song on ABC's Good Morning America Wednesday morning.

"His Daughter," a song 18-year-old Molly Kate Kestner wrote and recorded in her Austin home has gone viral within the last three weeks, with nearly 6 million views on YouTube.

All alone in her room, she poured out her heart, singing to no one but the video camera on her phone.

She posted a YouTube video on Easter Sunday, three weeks ago, and was invited to appear on GMA when the video caught the attention of millions of people, including singer Jordan Sparks and actress Ashley Judd.

In the fall, Molly Kate will go to college at North Central University in Minneapolis. She says she'll be studying in their music program.


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