Iraqi Orphan With No Hands Wows X Factor Australia Judges

Iraq war survivor sings beautifully.

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+36 1. zardef commented 9 years ago

Peace and love! i am a disabled person and i very proud of him! Give chance for everyone.
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+20 2. avolyte commented 9 years ago

Emmanuel that's for YOU!!!
And this is from us (clap)=D>(clap)
All the Best..
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+13 3. regata4 commented 9 years ago

I m speachless.... just wow!
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-4 4. Cvejic commented 9 years ago

Too much emphasis on "Iraq" for someone who spent most of his life on the other part of the planet.
Would he generate the same reaction if he was orphan from New Zealand?

Cool singing, but that's just background noise compared to his origin and mishap of being disabled in some ways. :(
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-7 5. MakeTnotWar commented 9 years ago

That's not how John sang it. This sounds just like a mediocre pop-to-go cover. Raping a true classic.
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+2 6. loadrunner commented 9 years ago

He had so much emotion in this song... I don't know why I have not seen this on television yet.
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+1 7. abbahh commented 9 years ago

this just stunned me and made me think
Very impressive and Well done
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-3 8. moon-trial commented 9 years ago

Next week:
A cannibal from New Guinea will sing a cover of "Savoy Truffle" by The Beatles! >:)
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+2 9. imagic commented 9 years ago

damn,, this kid can sing, make your dreams come trough mate !!!!
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+2 10. abbb053 commented 9 years ago

When was the last time you saw a sob story like this followed by a crappy performance. Never! It seems that if you have a sob story, you are bound do to ok (which he was) to very well on this show.

Boring. I can't believe people (including my mrs.) are still lapping this crap up after so many years.

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+2 11. andrer999 commented 9 years ago

Great story, but i didn't actually like the singing...
Sorry mate, I respect you, so, I can't condescend on you.
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+2 12. cretia commented 9 years ago

i wonder if it was the other way around whether or not in Iraq they would feel sorry for the American disabled person singing on Iraq has talent?
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0 13. Zebedee commented 9 years ago

Best bit: 04:38
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+6 14. Mourialaid commented 9 years ago

So much positive comments. This confirm the ratio of the unthinking majority / thinking minority. :S
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+1 15. wongraven commented 9 years ago

The singing was TERRIBLE
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+2 16. RandurSource commented 9 years ago

count the number of fades to black (refering to
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+1 17. SunshineEddy commented 9 years ago

#10 so I suppose you would rather watch a police brutality video or a fail compilation or some other video that emphasizes human suffering and humiliation rather than a hyped up but still truly heartwarming story? With all the nasty shit in this world, I'm glad they're still showing stuff like this. I don't watch these shows, but I enjoy seeing the clips on here. Makes me feel like maybe the entire human race isn't on as slippery a slope to hell as I thought.