We’ve all seen our share of One Direction song covers. Sometimes they’re mashed up with other boy band tracks, sometimes the lyrics are changed for pure parody enjoyment, sometimes they’re even covered by 1D’s best mates. But none are more inspiring than what you’re about to witness.

Meet Carley Allison, a 17-year-old cancer patient who took on the British boy band’s “More Than This” post-emergency tracheotomy surgery, where doctors removed a cancerous tumor from her neck. Carley writes that “this is a video of the first time I figured out I could sing after” the procedure. Watch (and listen) above!

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  • dakota

    yeah awesome!

  • Amy Koss

    Great!!!!! xo amy

  • Sammy

    She sounded so good!

  • Emily

    She’s amazing! She proves that you can do anything. Would love to hear more from her!:)

  • Marley

    wow she is so inspiring. Her voice sounds great!