An American Hero Is Born: Sebastien De La Cruz Sings National Anthem, Shows A Nation How To Love Again

He rocked the house.

1. First Sebastien de la Cruz was bashed on Twitter, then the Internet rushed to his defense. But on Thursday night he stole the heart of a country looking for a hero.

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4. Then San Antonio Mayor and fellow Mexican-American Julian Castro introduced him, while standing next to his wife.

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5. Finally, magic.

10. Well, almost everyone.

11. Whatever, 10-year-old Sebastien brushed off the haters, one more is no big.

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