Sandi Patty: With Grace and Gratitude

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK

With grace and gratitude: Oklahoma City-based gospel singer Sandi Patty launches 'Forever Grateful' tour to say farewell and thanks to fans

It was in 1986, when many Americans got their first glimpse of a young woman with curly blond hair as she prepared to sing at the rededication of the Statue of Liberty.

Sandi Patty's image was beamed across the country via television airwaves — but it was her voice that rocked the nation.

Her rendition of "The Star-Spangled Banner" that night served as her introduction to the world and propelled her to superstardom.

Read the full story and interview here.