Walmart Shoppers Spontaneously Sing National Anthem in Viral Footage

When one person began singing the national anthem in a Walmart, the whole store stopped to join in, in a video that has now gone viral.

The moment took place on July 3, in the city of Haslet in Texas, and in the clip shared to TikTok by Rasied...right we can see men, women, and children singing "The Star-Spangled Banner."

With their right hands on their heart they are all bellowing out the lyrics, standing by their shopping carts and the stacked shelves.

When the shoppers finally finish the song they all erupt into applause.

Text overlaying the footage reads: "Very patriotic scene in Haslet, Tx Walmart 7/3/21 someone started singing the National Anthem and people joined in."

The clip is captioned: "God bless Texas and God bless the USA! usususus."

The creator also added: "Happy Fourth of July to all my viewers and followers U.S. this Texas Gal loves y'all!!!"

The video has so far been viewed more than 1.1 million times and received 177,800 likes.

Many took to the comments section to share their praise for the sing-a-long.


God bless Texas and God bless the USA! 🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸 Credit: Cody Bill Schrage

♬ original sound - Texan Raised Right

One TikTok user, Mustang Girl, wrote: "This is amazing. We need to see more of this."

Another person, Marvin Rice, added: "A to the MEN. You made an old vet cry with pride. God Bless the USA."

Jorge typed: This is the most Texas thing I have ever seen."

User9437017575556 commented: "Proof there is still hope for our great country. Happy Fourth of July America and to all proud Americans! Ususususus."

Kam Mef asked: "Why do I cry every time I sing this song? Am I the only one?

However, others found the scene disconcerting with MandaPanda06 writing: "Not even going to lie this is super strange."

Hails explained: "Idk I got cult vibes lmao."

JMan revealed: "This is top ten worst nightmare scenarios for me."

KingDavid1Chronicles joked: "Children of the Corn had a similar scene."

The singing happened the day before Fourth of July, which this year saw many progressives Black lawmakers expressing their views on what the holiday means from the Black American perspective.

Missouri Rep. Cori Bush tweeted: "When they say that the 4th of July is about American freedom, remember this: the freedom they're referring to is for white people. This land is stolen land and Black people still aren't free,"

California Rep. Maxine Waters, the House Financial Services Committee chair, added: "July 4th... & so, the Declaration of Independence says all men are created equal. Equal to what? What men? Only white men?

"Isn't it something that they wrote this in 1776 when African Americans were enslaved? They weren't thinking about us then, but we're thinking about us now!"

American Flag
A stock image of the American flag. A video of TikTok shows people in a Texas Walmart singing the National Anthem. Getty Images

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