Audience helps teen with autism power through Frozen’s ‘Let it Go’

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SHREWSBURY, Mass. — A 13-year-old boy with autism is getting a lot of attention for his performance of the song “Let it go” from Disney’s hit movie “Frozen.”

When Jagger Lavely took the stage at Oak Middle School dressed in an Olaf costume, he was was ready to perform his song.

“He got through the first verse OK,” his mother, Stacey Lavely, told WCVB.

But when Jagger got to the second verse, he started to stumble.

Luckily, the members of the audience began singing along and helped Jagger get through the song.

“It was just that magical moment where it just felt like the entire community rallied around him,” the teen’s mom told WCVB.

Olivia Klein captured the sweet moment on camera.

“You could see a visible change in his mood,” Klein told WCVB. “He got really uplifted and he finished the song strong.”