Whitney introduced this song as a celebration of the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea. It reached number 5 on the Billboard Top 100 that year. A powerful song, performed by one of the most powerful female singers in the last fifty years, Whitney’s version inspired others to step up and try to do this song justice.

The theme of the song is to believe in yourself against all odds and you will succeed.

Dana Winner’s powerful rendition of this song inspired my performance. I hope you enjoy my version.