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See a Young Taylor Swift Perform the National Anthem in 2002 and Awwww

With all this talk about Taylor Swift’s birth year (1989, in case you are currently stuck behind a rock), we’re reminded again and again that she’s only 24 years old. And just 12 years ago, she was a 12-year-old singing the national anthem at a Detroit Pistons game in her home state of Pennsylvania. This is what it looked like:

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Awww. Curious what it sounded like?

All together now: Awwww.

See a Baby-Faced Taylor Swift Perform the Anthem