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Jul 27, 2017

Christopher Ullman, a parishioner at Blessed Sacrament Church in Alexandria, has competed in the national and international whistling competition nine times and won four times. He's whistled the “Battle Hymn of the Republic” in the Oval Office and performed the National Anthem at Washington Nationals baseball games. And then there's the time he performed “Yankee Doodle Dandy” at the top of the Washington Monument — from the outside atop scaffolding. “I love to whistle because it brings joy to people and lifts up their hearts and makes me happy as well,” said Ullman. Read more of his story here: Are you enjoying the Catholic Herald's podcasts? Spread the Good News! Please subscribe to our station and give us a shout-out on Facebook or Twitter.