Student's reaction to band concert fail goes viral

Illinois student stands at attention when cymbal breaks during National Anthem performance

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So what's a junior high student to do after his cymbal shatters during a performance of the National Anthem?

He stands at attention with a salute.

The band concert (patriotic) fail was posted to YouTube in May, and now the young percussionist from Illinois has been bathed in Internet glory.

Star Spangled Banner cymbal fail

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