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A chemo patient and his nurse go viral singing a hospital room rendition of 'O Holy Night'

Posted at 2:57 PM, Dec 18, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-18 14:57:02-05

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A heartwarming holiday duet between a chemo patient and his nurse has been watched more than 130,000 times.

Penn Pennington is a longtime Nashville session guitarist who has played at the Grand Ole Opry for 23 years.

He's also getting chemotherapy treatments at Sarah Cannon Cancer Center.

When his nurse, Alex, found out he is a musician, she brought in her guitar and convinced him to sing with her.

That led to bedside performances during his chemo treatments.

Their version of the Christmas classic "O Holy Night" was recorded on Sunday by Pennington's daughter, Brandi Mykle Leath