A 15-year-old Martina McBride fan – also an aspiring country singer - got an overwhelming surprise at her school recently when she was called into the guidance office after having written a letter to Martina. The student, Kate Roberts of Griswold, Connecticut, told McBride how her music had been therapeutic for her in overcoming a challenging childhood that involved violence and her stepmother's niece getting shot to death when she was nine months pregnant. Martina's staff contacted Kate's school, and gave the high school student four tickets to the singer's March 13 concert at the Mohegan Sun. Roberts told the Norwich Bulletin, "I lost it. I was just bawling my eyes out."
At the show, Kate got to go backstage to meet McBride, who called her to the stage during the concert. Roberts shares, "She gave me the biggest, most amazing hug I could imagine, kissed my head and said, 'Keep dreaming.'" Kate adds, "You think of how many millions of letters they get. You think you're sending it to nothing. But there's always that thin chance. And dreams that I never thought I could even dream, came true."
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