With His Mom Watching, This Singer Has the Judges Wiping Tears from Their Eyes

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Emanuel Kelly is a 17-year-old living in Australia. Originally from Iraq, the teenage boy had a hard life growing up. Because of the chemical warfare in Iraq, Emmanuel was born with underdeveloped limbs. Hearing about his story, a kind woman decided to adopt him and help him with his disability. This is how, the young man ended up in Australia. Years passed and Emanuel found himself on stage of X-Factor auditioning in front of the judges. What happened on stage touched millions of people across the world. Not even the judges could control their emotions.