Sara Bareilles and Every Day People Being 'Brave'
    • WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 08, 2014

    • Posted by: Sara Salaway

    Sara Bareilles teamed up with Fun's Jack Antonoff to write, "Brave", which has received numerous YouTube posts with users appropriating the song to fit what they want to share. Bareilles wrote the lyrics about a friend who was having a hard time coming out to his family, and many others have found strength in its symbolism.

    This is the video that first caught our attention. It was made by KIPP Chicago, a tuition free college prep school. At the end of which, Sara makes a special appearance.

    Here are a few additional examples of everyday people being "Brave".

    This video was created by patients and staff members at the University of Minnesota Ampaltz Childrens Hospital:

    Jenny Formica made this one about a little girl diagnosed with cancer in 2011:

    "Brave" is performed by campers at Our Time Camp. Our Time Camp is a camp to help children with speech deficiencies.

    Lauren Sander probes viewers to think about the word "Brave":

    And don't forget to watch Sara's special performance we caught at the McKittrick Hotel:

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