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‘Backpack Kid’ Joins Zumba For A Good Cause

"7,500 Zumba instructors went crazy over the dance."

Russell Horning, aka “Backpack Kid,” who went viral after dancing with Katy Perry on Saturday Night Live, performed at this year’s Zumba Instructor’s Convention with a special group of kids.

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The group of elementary school children from the Overtown community of South Florida currently face a variety of challenges including residing in local homeless shelters.

“Performing my song ‘I Got Skills’ at the 10th annual Zumba Instructor Convention—7,500 Zumba instructors went crazy over the dance and I got to perform with the amazing kids from CARE Elementary who inspired me even more,” Horning wrote on Instagram after the event.

Check out the fun performance below.

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