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Stuttering Contestant Couldn’t Even Speak, Then Hears Music & Bursts Out Rapping.

There are few things more powerful than watching someone overcome a crippling fear or disability to follow their dreams. That’s exactly what Alekso Augaičio did at his audition for X Factor Global.

In the video below, Alekso takes the stage with his head bent and a shy demeanor. A judge asks him a question, and Alekso looks as if he is about to answer, but no words come out.


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It becomes apparent that Alekso has a debilitating stutter. He can’t even speak to the judges, but, with some encouragement, he makes it through a few verses of a song.

It’s beyond heartening to watch him literally find his voice.


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But then, something even more incredible happens. The intro for Eminem’s “Lose Yourself” begins to play, and Alekso launches into a smooth, flawless rendition of the song. He raps the lyrics with ease, and his body language immediately speaks confidence and self-assurance.


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The judges look blown away, startled by the contestant’s total change.

It’s so inspiring to watch Alekso overcome and prove to everyone exactly what he’s capable of.


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At the end of his performance, he gets a huge and well-deserved round of applause.

Check out Alekso’s audition below, and share if this warmed your heart!

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