Teen plays beautiful music amid devastation after finding damaged piano in flood wreckage

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Teen Beautifully Plays On Damaged Piano Amidst Louisiana Flooding Destruction

As the people of Louisiana begin rebuilding following devastating floods, this teen instead wanted to rebuild the spirits of the victims after finding a piano that somehow survived the ordeal.

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During a volunteering effort to help Baton Rouge families clean up after the flood, Mark Chasuk, 16, took a moment out of the grim day for a moment of positivity.

In a ViralHog video, Chasuk could be heard playing "Tarantella" by Albert Pieczonka in the middle of a block lined with debris left by the flood.

"A friend of mine lived there," Chasuk told InsideEdition.com. "He was really into music so that was his piano, and it took on four feet of water. They had to put it out onto the curb."

Even though the teen's rendition of "Tarantella" was nothing less than extraordinary, he said the piano was already damaged from the water, but once it dried, it would be impossible to play or restore.

"It was really wet below the keys," he explained. "Once it dries, all the wood would warp. Plus, all the metal inside was starting to rust, and the pieces inside the piano were basically lost.

"They lost everything in their house," he added.

Photos of the devastating Louisiana flooding:

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Residents line up on Providence Boulevard in Hammond, La., where flood waters inundated their homes after heavy rains in the region Saturday, Aug. 13, 2016. (AP Photo/Max Becherer)
Members of the Louisiana Army National Guard rescue people from rising floodwater near Walker, La., after heavy rains inundated the region, Sunday, Aug. 14, 2016. (AP Photo/Max Becherer)
In this aerial photo over Hammond, La., flooded homes are seen off of LA-1064 after heavy rains inundated the region, Saturday, Aug. 13, 2016. (AP Photo/Max Becherer)
Danielle Blount kisses her 3-month-old baby Ember as she feeds her while they wait to be evacuated by members of the Louisiana Army National Guard near Walker, La., after heavy rains inundating the region, Sunday, Aug. 14, 2016. (AP Photo/Max Becherer)
Residents, who evacuated their homes, drive on U.S. Route 190 in Hammond, La., where flood waters inundated homes after heavy rains in the region Saturday, Aug. 13, 2016. (AP Photo/Max Becherer)
Floodwaters reach the front steps of a home near Holden, La., after heavy rains inundated the region, Sunday, Aug. 14, 2016. Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards said Sunday that at least 7,000 people have been rescued so far. (AP Photo/Max Becherer)
People arrive to be evacuated by members of the Louisiana Army National Guard near Walker, La., after heavy rains inundating the region, Sunday, Aug. 14, 2016. (AP Photo/Max Becherer)
In this aerial photo a boat motors between flooded homes after heavy rains inundating the region Saturday, Aug. 13, 2016, in Hammond, La. Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards says more than 1,000 people in south Louisiana have been rescued from homes, vehicles and even clinging to trees as a slow-moving storm hammers the state with flooding. (AP Photo/Max Becherer)
In this image released by the Louisiana National Guard (LANG), soldiers with the Louisiana National Guard help two women and a dog out of the back of a high-water vehicle on Airline Road in Baton Rouge, La., after being rescued in Millerville, Sunday, Aug. 14, 2016. The LANG has rescued more than 3,400 people and 400 pets during search and rescue operations since operations began 48 hours ago. (1st Lt. Gomez/U.S. Army National Guard via AP)
In this aerial photo over Hammond, La., cattle can bee seen huddled together in flood water after heavy rains inundated the region, Saturday, Aug. 13, 2016. (AP Photo/Max Becherer)
Motorists on Highway 190 drive through deep water through Holden, La., after heavy rains inundated the region, Sunday, Aug. 14, 2016. Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards said Sunday that at least 7,000 people have been rescued so far. (AP Photo/Max Becherer)
Jeff Robinson lowers a ladder from a Louisiana National Guard truck as his wife wades through flood waters from the Natalbany River near their home in Baptist, La., Saturday, Aug. 13, 2016. Robinson was seeking a boat ride from state wildlife agents to pick up his wife and children when the National Guard truck arrived. A slow-moving storm that has dumped almost a foot of rain in Louisiana parishes south and west and Mississippi counties north of the Mississippi-Louisiana state line, are in for more rain. National Guard soldiers and other officials in boats and helicopters plucked more than 1,000 people from their homes and cars as "unprecedented, historic" flooding swamped Louisiana, the governor said Saturday. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
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Chasuk, who said he has been playing the piano since he was 5 years old and often enters major competitions in his area, has been volunteering with The Holy Family Homeschoolers for the past few days cleaning up different homes that have been affected by the floods.

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He said out of the 120 families that make up the homeschool group, 16 were flooded out of their homes.

"A lot of them were really tired. Some of them were in good spirits, though for the most part, they were all pretty down," he explained. "I'd say we're all pretty happy to be together as a community, especially in times like these."

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