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'It makes me feel good to put a smile on somebody's face': Singing stranger lifting spirits

Some ignore him and keep moving, but if you stop and listen, you may find hope during a confusing time in the world.

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If you're walking through downtown Greenville, South Carolina, you can't miss him.

Nathan Rosemond, 52, always has an uplifting song to share. He's been singing to passersby outside on the sidewalk for 14 years.

Some ignore him and keep moving, but if you stop and listen, you may find hope during a confusing time for many people in the midst of the coronavirus outbreak.

He’s not begging for food or money, just a smile and a little help with singing.

“A lot of people think I’m crazy; they think I’m homeless,” Rosemond said.

Rosemond said he has kidney disease and understands that everyone is dealing with something unpleasant. Whether you ignore him or sing along, Rosemond’s energy never fades.

"I don't know what people have been through, what they are going through, but it makes me feel good to put a smile on somebody's face," he said. "By the grace of God, I am here, and I am going to stay here, so you keep on smiling, and you keep on getting it, and it's going to be alright."

Watch the video above to hear more of Rosemond's story.