Open Mike: Young Performer Sings for a Worthy Cause

Grace Nevin, 12, plans to host a concert to raise money for her school's Special Olympics team.
2:53 | 07/09/14

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Everybody. This morning we have the little girl who has such a big heart. 12-year-old grace has wanted to make a big difference in a life of one of her best friends that she's doing just that so take a look. ? This girl is on fire ? She has the voice of an a angel. How has your summer been? My summer has been good. Reporter: When 12-year-old grace Nevin, a sixth grader from New Jersey is not belting out tunes -- ? made to fly ? Reporter: -- She's volunteering with her school's special olympics team. Just an awesome group of kids. Reporter: One is Ben wise, one of grace's best friends since kindergarten. Ben is the funniest person I know and he just always has a smile on his face and he really just -- he can brighten anyone's day. Reporter: So grace decided to write a song for Ben called "I found an angel." ? Found an angel." Reporter: This weekend she'll perform at a concert she's hosting to raise money for uniforms for the west Milford special olympics team. I just wanted to show and tell him how much he means to me by putting on this concert so he knows it. He'll always have a special place in my heart. Well, let's welcome out a special young lady. Grace Nevin, everybody. Good morning, grace. Good morning. Have a seat. How are you? How are you? Good. Now, this is really, really incredible what you're doing but what inspired you to do it for your friend, Ben. Well, it's just that he -- he's so special to me and I think that by doing this, I'll be able to show him that no matter what happens, he will always be really close to my heart and -- But you also wrote an original song "I found an angel" and that song is based -- for Ben and we -- you performed this concert and you have background dancers, you have a little bit of everything. How are you at 12 years old able to organize all this stuff? Well, when I first found out, when I first got the idea to do this I did not realize it would be this much work really. I was like -- And like every weekend we're doing something like either meeting with someone for the concert, I'm on the phone constantly with people and like for the background dancers it's my sister and her dance team and her dance team -- Your family is here with you. You got it all put together. We're very proud of you and grace is going to have her concert this Saturday west Milford, New Jersey but we want you to sing us off the air right now. Okay. Can you do that for us. Let's go. ? When I needed a friend I found an angel ? ? I needed a friend ?

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