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Welcome back is Chris Medina who unfortunately was eliminated from idol but -- -- thirty captured the imagination Merrick what you're unbelievable -- and personal story.
Well my question -- during the regular show show was.
-- -- -- -- -- -- That he also said can we need.
Yeah before I got a chance on this in front of the judges they they asked me you know -- that was before who okay.
Before I got a -- actually do that right and one of the reasons we called -- and wanted you to tell your stories because I'm American Idol we saw how devastated Jake DelHomme was right when she had to cut loose and states are.
It's -- or California where it.
So you know -- I thought she did a great job you know if there is that there's any way to kick someone off a show that that's the way to do it now.
The big secret we pick ourselves up to show a great meeting you expect me -- Siena -- -- -- -- -- -- -- I think you're expected to see.
-- You know armored -- -- during the live show that this season of American Idol is just so different because you've actually got these music legends -- -- -- Drinking their -- or diet cokes and and it's a whole different kind of show because these are people who -- -- your show where it.
They -- that actually they have bigger shoes you know they've they've they've gone through the ropes at the trials and tribulations of being an artist.
You know that they -- really have a platform like this to get them to where I am right now so it -- one of the things about.
I'll be honest I didn't really like her in the movies right -- -- OK but I love her.
American she is so sweet she's so cool you know and she has a fantastic here and she has a way of telling you hey look.
That wasn't that good.
But it doesn't really break your spirit kind of makes you want to elevate your level of performance so that that's exactly I think what a judge should do and in your story is so.
You know wrenching because is.
Here you are you you you go out this is your second time trying to for America and you -- fiance.
In a devastating car accident which is one -- -- some.
Very challenging -- right there she is right there yeah.
I think it's I think it's startled them -- -- shaken so much but C would brain injuries and so.
Our troops -- -- but brain injuries you know.
It's so weird it changes the way your body works and when she -- -- she was actually so excited she couldn't stop us from shaking.
There was just excitement you know and so.
What is the prognosis is that -- I'll -- the prognosis is never really been you know good.
But it's never been limited so it's always just open ended its always -- -- -- question mark you know just kind of like.
-- got to see what happens bring you know.
Can he get the flu they give you some medicine you -- give -- some medicine you know you break an -- -- -- cast on it.
-- your brain in a bunch of doctors that don't really know what to do you know they don't really.
Have the answers.
Because the brain there's so much about it we just don't understand that some people you know.
-- have a severe brain injury and -- -- from walking couple months later and then there's some.
You know who are wheelchair bound maybe for the rest of their lives and and you look at that story of the congresswoman you're Sony Gabby Giffords who shot through the -- -- and apparently she's she's talking now when she's she's it will affect the other looks good in in a fast way.
It sounds like -- -- has got some great doctors she has great doctors here is.
A great team support to his great therapists.
Good failing that confronts him -- usually when you.
Are cut from American Idol you go back to your other job at Starbucks or wherever -- -- commodities bacon lattes.
I -- the iced coffee.
I like -- like the comfort -- -- that that's good to.
But you're not back at Starbucks because you -- now.
That was written about -- personal story right.
Producers -- -- said I gotta get a -- that guy he did now it is climbing up the charts yet so.
It's you know when you go on iTunes you see you see -- where -- -- and it's kind of strange because -- You know I've had been making music forever and you know it's this this wonderful person writes -- music.
Song for me.
An honors me with putting my voice on and it's it's it's awesome it's so great I couldn't dream a dream this big and it it's incorporated -- real life video right.
Yeah -- they've incorporated footage of my my my statement pitchers that I have and on the process of recording.
You know it was a really hard experience because I'm in this situation that I'm so happy to be and he got this guy trying to police emotions I -- to capturing an audio home and see a bunch -- big strong guys and their yeah.
Now we just saw only a little snippet of what is around -- -- restraint.
Do you mind telling us about yet this is so my fiance bring.
It I -- four for good luck.
-- like a huge back story behind.
You know me trying -- -- -- The first -- I've tried out there was a miscommunication between my fiance and I.
And when I kind of -- we gotten -- this little argument about it's you know.
Why didn't make the rounds you know she said it was because -- and try hard enough and I I said it was because she was bad luck.
And this time around you know she got her accident came out of a coma.
We -- watching the show and she was trying to tell me something and what it ended up being was it would have been better if you were on the show.
Messages still sour -- about the whole situation.
So tell you I'll try I'll do I will do my best.
Cannot tell you what prove -- that you're not bad luck that it was all my fault and -- even wear this for good luck.
And you're wearing it to this day she actually became my lucky charm and your songs -- you can view points thank you so much.
You know people watching this right now -- like to download it we find it anywhere at iTunes or else you can find -- iTunes.
I heard somewhere else it's it's somewhere else on the on the Internet but iTunes is the main place -- if so should they use a search term Chris -- Medina what are words probably and and and or Chris -- one word and fantastic thank you got a great story thank you so -- give our best to your -- we'll do we'll do.
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