MOIRA's “You Are My Sunshine” Version Used In Winning U.S. Drug Awareness Video

Renuel Fallore

Posted at December 18, 2019

Moira dela Torre's version of "You Are My Sunshine" gave a touching accompaniment to a high school video that won in the Elks Drug Awareness Program in the United States because of its throbbing depiction of how drug use affects families and leads to loss of loved ones.


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Her heartwarming rendition, released as part of the soundtrack of the 2018 Filipino film Meet Me in St. Gallen, was used in the “Sunshine” video directed by student Sandy Beach representing El Modena High School in California and produced by EMTV.

The contest organizer, Elks Drug Awareness Program, later partnered with the Drug Enforcement Administration of the U.S. Department of Justice and a popular YouTube channel, FBE with 19 million subscribers, to produce a reaction video which features the winning video, “Sunshine,” as well as some former drug addicts talking about their painful journey and recovery.

Courtesy: FBE

It's so good to know how Moira's music can touch lives and inspire people around the globe! Watch the winning video of the high school student featuring Moira's version of "You Are My Sunshine" below and get to know more about this touching news.


The song "You Are My Sunshine" was originally popularized by Charles Mitchell and Jimmie Davis in 1939 and had numerous covers over the years.

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