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Boy, 7, Singing National Anthem Attacked by Hiccups

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Quick, what’s the worst thing that can possibly happen while singing in front of a large group of people? Forgetting the words? You get booed?

How about a visit from the hiccup fairy?

This poor 7-year-old named Ethan was singing the national anthem before an Australian Baseball League game when he got the hiccups. That’s a brutally tough spot, but let’s give Ethan credit for being a pro. He kept going because, as any performer will tell you, the show must go on.

And let’s give the crowd its due, too, for cheering him on and not laughing at Ethan while he tried his best to battle his way through a tough situation.

Hey, it could’ve been worse. Ethan could’ve sounded like this:

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