Formerly paralysed American Idol contestant's story and singing will bring you to tears

Publish Date
Monday, 19 March 2018, 11:30AM

One American Idol hopeful has brought everyone to tears.

David Francisco - who auditioned with Stevie Wonder's Isn't She Lovely - shared is heartwarming story of how he learnt to walk again after being paralysed from the waist down.


The contestant explained that he got t-boned by a driver while he was riding is bike in 2016.

"I thought, everything's over. Music's over, relationships are over ... I cried every single day for months," David revealed on the show.

"And then I'm in bed one night, and I see my foot move just a little ..."

Moved by his story and his voice, judge Katy Perry teared up, while Luke Bryan and Lionel Richie were both in awe at his amazing journey.

Watch his stunning performance above!