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Veteran Surprises Her Daughter During Her American Idol Audition

By Karly Carpena
January 14, 2016

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Tristan McIntosh from Nashville, Tenn., stepped into her audition for “American Idol” and dedicated the performance to her mom, a major in the Army who was serving in the Middle East at the time.

After introducing herself, the 15-year-old sang “Why Baby Why” by Mickey Guyton and had the judges in tears. When she’s done singing, one of the judges read an email from McIntosh’s mom, and then, McIntosh was given the surprise of her life…