Last week, Ellen DeGeneres shared a video of 4-year-old McKenna Stanchak singing Martina McBride’s “I’m Gonna Love You Through It” to her mom, Dianna, who is battling stage IV cancer. The video quickly went viral, racking up close to 30 million views and gaining the attention of McBride herself.
For Tuesday’s taping of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, the host invited the mother-daughter duo to drop by along with a very special guest.
Dianna – who was diagnosed with cancer back in 2013 – thanked DeGeneres for sharing the clip, saying the whole experience has given her the “hope and courage” to keep fighting.
“She sings to me every day,” Dianna said of McKenna.
That’s when McBride came out to perform the emotional song alongside McKenna. You might want to grab a handful of tissues before watching the full performance, available below.