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7 Reasons Violinist Lindsey Stirling Is Awesome

"Happiness is a thing to be practiced, like the violin."-John Lubbock

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1. Her newest music video shows how you can inspire others to rise above circumstances.

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Fun Fact: This music video features members of Landfill Harmonic, a Paraguayan orchestra who built instruments from recycled trash. Find out more about them here.

2. In 2013, she supported "The Power of Music" fundraiser with her own t-shirts.

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The fundraiser's money went to the Atlanta Music Project organization to help kids in need have opportunities in music. See the sweet response of some of the kids on YouTube here.

3. She has beaten an eating disorder and found spiritual happiness.

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4. She bounced back from rejection by America's Got Talent.

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Wish Piers could see her now!

5. She's gone beyond her America's Got Talent label of "hip-hop violinist".

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Fun Facts: She's done original songs as well as video game, movie, and music covers. She's also collaborated with musicians like John Legend and The Piano Guys.

6. Her music videos take you to another world.

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7. Not only can she play violin and dance, but she sings too.

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Fun Facts: Lindsey Stirling and the two guys formed an acoustic live cover group called Off The Falls last year. They've also covered "I Want It That Way" by the Backstreet Boys.

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