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Principal Turns 'I Will Always Love You' Into A Graduation Song

NOEL KING, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Noel King.

(SOUNDBITE OF SONG, "I WILL ALWAYS LOVE YOU")

WHITNEY HOUSTON: (Singing) And I...

KING: It's one of the greatest love songs ever recorded - "I Will Always Love You," written by Dolly Parton and famously performed by Whitney Houston. But now one man has turned it into a graduation song.

(SOUNDBITE OF ARCHIVED RECORDING)

MARCUS GAUSE: (Singing) And I...

KING: That's T. Wingate Andrews High School Principal Marcus Gause serenading his graduating seniors from the podium.

(SOUNDBITE OF ARCHIVED RECORDING)

GAUSE: (Singing) ...You.

(CHEERING)

KING: I bet they love you back, Principal Gause. It's MORNING EDITION. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.


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