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WATCH: A haunting ‘Hallelujah’ performed by a 10-year-old girl with autism

Deacon Greg Kandra - published on 12/22/16

It’s the Christmas rendition of Leonard Cohen’s classic, and it’s something sublime.

Details: 

According to the BBC, the girl – named Kaylee Rodgers – suffers from autism and ADHD. Normally, according to staff at Killard House School in Northern Ireland, Kaylee – who has difficulty with math and literacy – is very shy. But when she gets on stage, as principal Colin Millar puts it, “she just opens up.”

Check it out above.

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