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This 82-Year-Old Man Killed His Performance On "America's Got Talent"

"LET THE BODIES HIT THE FLOOR!"

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On a recent episode of America's Got Talent, John Hetlinger from Broomfield, Colorado, reminded all of us that age ain’t nothing but a number when he shocked the audience with his passion for rocking out:

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John started doing karaoke about 15 years ago after retiring from being an aerospace engineer.

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Fun fact: He was the program manager for the instrument that repaired NASA's Hubble Space Telescope aka he's a big deal.

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And when everyone found out he was 82, the whole crowd was shocked, including Simon.

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Well, they were about to be even more shocked…let’s hit it:

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Singing Drowning Pool's "Bodies," he had the entire crowd...

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...in awe...

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...astounded...

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…like, he made all the younger people in the audience question what the hell they’ve been doing with their lives.

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He completely turned the theater into a rock concert.

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Then managed to gracefully act like he didn’t just shake the world with his impassioned performance.

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TRUE BOSS.

And to all the haters judging him for his age, remember:

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Nope, nothing at all.

GOALS, AF 🎤🙌

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