Heartwarming Video: Woman’s Sign Brings Garth Brooks Concert to a Halt

Barbara Boland | November 10, 2014
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A woman held up a sign at a Garth Brooks concert in Minneapolis Friday that made the singer stop everything mid-performance to honor his fan.

Teresa Shaw held up a sign during the song "The Dance," that read: "Chemo this morning, Garth tonight. Enjoy the dance," Kare11 reported.

She had needed a break from her breast cancer treatment, and decided to go to Brooks’ concert with her 19-year-old daughter. 

"I was just hoping he would see it and maybe if I could get him to get it signed," said Shaw.

But Shaw got a lot more than she bargained for when, “The next thing I knew, another usher was coming up to me and were like, 'follow us,'" said Shaw. "And they took me to the very front, right in front of him."

Brooks serenaded Shaw, kissed her forehead, and handed her his guitar. He held up her sign and said: “You have all my strength, you have everybody's strength in here, and you go kick cancer's ass!"

Brooks’ mother and sister both died from cancer.

UPDATE: Watch Shaw and Brooks share a tearful reunion the week after the concert.

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