Beyonce took to her tumblr page to write an open letter to Timmy, a blind fan who she met in 2007 at the Grammys, when he was just 13. But instead of allowing his blindness hold him back, he’s just graduated from high school and has been accepted to a college in
Never allow anything stop you from achieving your dreams. This is really sweet.
“The first time I met Timmy Kelly was in 2007, backstage at the Grammys. He was only 13 and he touched my heart with his voice and his
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love of music and life. He’s now 18 and he’s graduated high school — I’m so proud of him! Timmy was born blind, and with cerebral palsey. But this never slowed him down — he has proven to everyone, that anything is possible if you believe in yourself and work hard. In Philadelphia, he’s known as the good luck charm to the Eagles and whenever he sings the national anthem before a game they always win. His strength and determination is an inspiration. Timmy was just accepted to Temple University’s Boyer College of Music and Dance. Congratulations Timmy!