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Lindsey Stirling Honors Father's Loss to Throat Cancer on 'Dancing With the Stars'


On Monday night’s episode of “Dancing with the Stars,” violinist Lindsey Stirling honored the memory of her father with an emotional performance of a Vienna Waltz.

“Tonight’s dance was so special. I love you Dad and I know you were there with me.”

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While waiting for their score, which turned out to be 26/30, Stirling said:

I feel like I got to thank my dad in a way I’ve never been able to before. I was really looking forward to this dance, I was terrified to do it and I’m really happy. When you’re dancing about something that is so important that means so much to you doing something I’ve never done before, I just wanted it to be so special. And I feel like it was.

Watch the entire performance below:

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