Attending a Special Olympics of Minnesota event at Litchfield High School last month, Detective Sara Dragt Miller wasn't planning to sing the national anthem, but she went above and beyond in the line of duty and performed it beautifully.
The video, nearly a month old, is piling up views and comments after the Meeker County Sheriff's Office posted it to Facebook this week.
"Thank you Detective Miller for stepping in at the last minute to sing our National Anthem," the post says. "You did an amazing job!!"
Did she ever. Miller unleashed an outstanding performance – without warming up – and was especially scintillating at the end of the anthem.
"I was working the road that day in uniform and went to volunteer to help out at the Special Olympics event," Detective Miller told BMTN. "When I got there I was informed that the person that was supposed to sing had to work, and they asked me if I would fill in."
Miller said it was an honor to help out at the event and that all of the athletes were "excited to have all of us there in uniform."
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"I started singing when I was 5 in church because my mom played piano and organ," Miller continued. "She got me started and it runs in the family, all of my kids can sing, too!"
Special Olympics of Minnesota held events at Litchfield High School May 12-13. You can see their upcoming schedule of events right here.