The Good News: Holocaust Survivor to Sing National Anthem at Tigers Game [VIDEO]
"If we live through the concentration camp, we have nothing to lose there. This is the way I feel I have nothing to lose here by trying to sing, and I love singing to the national anthem."
89-year-old Hermina Hirsch's family posted this video of her, singing the national anthem, as part of an online campaign to get her to sing it at a Detroit Tigers game. It didn't take long for her the Southfield resident to gain support.
She lost her parents and her three brothers in Auschwitz. She's a member of B'nai B'rith, a Jewish human rights organization, and she sings the national anthem for their nationwide meetings. She also used to sing the anthem for Holocaust survivor meetings in West Bloomfield.
Later on yesterday, Hermina found out that she will, indeed, be singing the national anthem at an upcoming Tigers game. We'll keep you up on the date and info. See? The internet CAN do good things for people!