Young Piano Prodigy Turned Viral Sensation Has Bright Future Ahead | NBC Nightly News

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We introduced you to 7-year-old Avett Maness - a gifted musician who has a visual impairment - earlier this year. Now the viral sensation is showing off his skills and learning some new tricks. » Subscribe to NBC News: http://nbcnews.to/SubscribeToNBC » Watch more NBC video: http://bit.ly/MoreNB...



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All this week we've been updating some of our favorite stories of the year and tonight we check back on a young musician who wowed us with his talent and clearly has a really bright future. Here'S kristen dahlgren with tonight's inspiring america. It doesn't take long to know seven-year-old. Avett maness is special. I taught myself how to play piano. He was just 11 months old when mom sarah watche ...
in all he pulled himself up and started playing this melody. He just heard it and played it even more incredible, because avett can barely see i'm blind in this eye visually impaired. Sarah remembers her when doctors told her, he was born blind. It felt like that wasbeing told he didn't have a future, but ava soon showed her. Just how wrong that was. What do you want to be when you grow up a rock star? This is nothing that came from me here. This is a gift, a gift he's now sharing his videos on youtube, have gone viral [ music ].

It'S plainly a no easy easy for me, but hard for everybody else, since we first met up with david he's been showing off that talent this year playing at chicago's, navy, pier and the dayton art institute, i'm gon na transform this card into a king and he's Expanding his skills for at least working on it, his calling is to bring light to thisworld a little boy with an incredible talent for playing piano and spreading joy, [ music, ], kristen, dahlgren, nbc news dayton, ohio, hey nbc news fans, thanks for checking out our youtube Channel subscribe by clicking on that button down here and click on any of the videos over here to watch. The latest interviews show highlights and digital exclusives thanks for watching.


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