This Little Girl Channeling Aretha Franklin Is Your New Favorite Person

by Maria Guido
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Six-year-old Johanna Colon is my new personal hero, and after you see this video she’ll probably be yours, too.

Confident, sassy — she commands the stage and she’s six years old. Today Parents reports that she’s been taking dance lessons since she was two years old. They’ve paid off. But the spunk and confidence she displays cannot be taught. When her mother first played Aretha Franklin’s “Respect” for the little girl she said, “Ooh, she’s got a lot of sass, mommy.”

Aretha’s not the only one with sass.

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