Meet Angela Martin, a strong beautiful young lady from Chicago who appeared on American Idol. She had the nation’s attention because of the sad condition of her little daughter Jessica. See her photos, video, biography and read more below.
Angela Martin was the last to perform on the first audition show on American Idol. Her whole family was there to show support to a young lady who has so much to carry on her shoulders..
Angela Martin Biography
Angela is from Chicago, Illinois. She is a 26 year old single mom who got pregnant in her senior year. Her little daughter Jessica has some complications,
she was diagnosed with ” Rett Syndrome ” which is a childhood neurodevelopmental disorder. When she was born there were no complications, it developed when she was 2 years old, basically overnight. She already went through an operation. Angela would like to fulfill her dreams, she is on American Idol for her little daughter. She said:
” It’s not about fame for me..it’s about getting her the best care and therapist, because doctors told me my baby is never going to walk and talk. I’m going to get that for her.”
Martin has her own band, and works full-time as a singer in her hometown Chicago. She shined with Stevie Wonder’s song “Signed, Sealed, Delivered”.
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