An Aretha Franklin tribute from the Lightning anthem singer

Retired Air Force technical sergeant Sonya Bryson-Kirksey practices the national anthem at the entrance to the zamboni before two hours before the start of game five of the Stanley Cup finals at Amalie Arena in Tampa Saturday evening (06/13/15).
Retired Air Force technical sergeant Sonya Bryson-Kirksey practices the national anthem at the entrance to the zamboni before two hours before the start of game five of the Stanley Cup finals at Amalie Arena in Tampa Saturday evening (06/13/15).
Published August 16 2018

The Tampa woman who sings the national anthem before Lightning games at Amalie Arena has joined the chorus.

Retired Air Force technical sergeant Sonya Bryson-Kirksey took to Twitter on Thursday morning following the news of Aretha Franklin's death at age 76 and delivered her tribute to the Queen of Soul.

Here it is. Enjoy:

(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman

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