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This 14-year-old mariachi singer showed his racist haters up by singing at the DNC

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This 14-year-old mariachi singer showed his racist haters up by singing at the DNC

Sebastien de la Cruz sang the National Anthem at the Democratic National Convention on Wednesday to major applause.

But when he sang the anthem at the NBA finals in San Antonio in 2013, the response was far from praise -- De la Cruz was barraged with hate across social media. 

De la Cruz is a 14-year-old mariachi singer from San Antonio, Texas.

After singing the National Anthem at the DNC, social media showered him with praise. 

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At only 11, de la Cruz sang the anthem at the NBA finals, showing off his insane talent at such a young age. 

Though the response was riddled with hateful and racist comments across social media.

De la Cruz moved on to the biggest stage of his life -- so far.

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