President Obama sings the national anthem at Joplin High School's commencement ceremony on May 21, revealing a wristband with the word "Willdabeast" on it. The bracelet was created to honor Will Norton, a Joplin High School student who was killed by Missouri's devastating tornado last year, just hours after he graduated. A total of 160 people were killed in the natural disaster.
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