Evie Clair Sings A Song For Her Dad Battling Cancer | America’s Got Talent 2017

Evie Clair Sings A Song For Her Dad Battling Cancer | America’s Got Talent 2017

How you doing. Good? How are you? Thank you? What’s your name? I’m Evie Claire. Evie Claire. How old are you? I’m 13. Okay, where you from, Evie. I’m from a really small town in Arizona called Florence. There’s like five prisons there, and Yeah, and basically there’s not even a grocery store. There’s a fast-food place in a high school, and that’s it. So what happens if you want to buy milk? We’d have to go like 30 minutes away. Okay, so there’s a lot of prisons there. Yeah. Okay, so tell me what else? My dad works at the prison and Well he hasn’t got much choice! Okay, yeah now tell me why you decided to enter America’s got talent this year. Um, it’s just always been my dream ever since I was little and my Sorry. *sniffles You take your time. my family um About a year ago, my dad was diagnosed Sorry with Stage 4 lung cancer and And um, they gave him a 5% chance to live and he still continued working and Supporting our family and so tonight. I’m here to sing for him. *Cheers and applause *Crying What’s the song you’ve decided thing tonight I’m gonna sing “Arms” by Christina Perri. And tell me why you chose this song, Evie When my dad is having rough days, then I go up to his room And I sing him this song to help him feel better And just to give him comfort and strength to, um Continue fighting. I got it. I got it. Evie, You’ve been really Unbelievably brave with what you told us tonight. Now I want you just to settle yourself for a little while, okay A little water for you here’s a little water. Let me hold that for you while you do that right? Thank you Okay, you tell me if you have or need – we can chill here all day and drink water if you need more – you good? Alright, here you go. Feeling better yeah, okay. Now. This is the time I want to hear the best vocal you’ve ever ever done got it? Yeah? I never thought that you would be the one to hold my heart. But you came around and you knocked me off the ground from the start. You put your arms around me and I believe that it’s easier for you to let me go. You put your arms around me and I’m home. How many times will I let you change my mind and turn around? I can’t decide if I’ll let you save my life or if I’ll drown. I hope that you see right through my walls. I hope that you catch me ’cause I’m already falling. I’ll never let our love get so close. You put your arms around me and I’m home. *Cheers and applause *Louder cheers

100 Comments

  1. This is so sweet! Wish I got to say bye to my dad before he passed away from cancer. He passed on October 25, 2019. This absolutely warmed my heart.

  2. My dad has cancer he died when i was 8 and he didnt tell me all that fun is gone im…. deppresed my mom died as well when i 9
    She died becuase she was to sad about my dad and now im alone im 10 now

    And evie stay strong

    1 like for evies dad ??

  3. Omg evie I feel sad you almost made me cry so much I hope you will spend you’re last days with him if hes still alive
    I bet he’ll go to heaven

  4. This was very emotional to hear, it really was. And Evie, I just want to say that you're absolutely fantastic, you really are. I couldn't hold back!! God Bless You and you're family Evie ♥️

  5. Stop asking for likes you asshats… I miss my dad =( I never got to say goodbye. I'm just waiting for the day to say hi to him again. ? Love you Pa

  6. I am so happy for you to do this and I think it is amazing for her to sing for her dad and I feel blessed for her to do this thing well done

  7. this is a true story when i was a baby i was 6 months old very little so i was home with dad and my 7 yr old sister my mom was not there cuse she went to vietnam cuse my grandpa died he had a funeral rip to my grandpa

  8. She sang it wrong at 4:17. Instead of singing "how many times will you let me change my mind and turn around", Evie said "how many times will I let you change my mind and turn around." I think I'm the only one who noticed

  9. My mom left me when I was born she called my dad to tell him to pick me my sister my brother too my sister was 5 my brother was 2 and I was 3 months old she had to go to…… Jail

  10. My dads battling cancer and I hope that one day we find a cure and that no one has to suffer cancer. Anyone who is suffering cancer or has a loved one suffering cancer I hope that one day it will get better bless her soul we need more people on earth like her ??❤️

  11. Made my tears out, I miss my dad so much. I lost my dad 4 years ago while I was away from my hometown to finish junior high

  12. ht that you would be the one to hold my heart
    But you came around and you knocked me off the ground from the start

    You put your arms around me
    And I believe that it's easier for you to let me go
    You put your arms around me and I'm home

    How many times will you let me change my mind and turn around?
    I can't decide if I'll let you save my life or if I'll drown

    I hope that you see right through my walls
    I hope that you catch me 'cause I'm already falling
    I'll never let a love get so close
    You put your arms around me and I'm home

    The world is coming down on me and I can't find a reason to be loved
    I never wanna leave you but I can't make you bleed if I'm alone

    You put your arms around me
    And I believe that it's easier for you to let me go…

    I hope that you see right through my walls
    I hope that you catch me, 'cause I'm already falling
    I'll never let a love get so close
    You put your arms around me and I'm home

    I tried my best to never let you in to see the truth
    And I've never opened up
    I've never truly loved 'til you put your arms around me
    And I believe that it's easier for you to let me go

    I hope that you see right through my walls
    I hope that you catch me, 'cause I'm already falling
    I'll never let a love get so close
    You put your arms around me and I'm home

    You put your arms around me and I'm home

  13. I love this video reminds me of my nanna she is dying of stomach cancer she has stage 3 she is like a mum to me im gonna sing this at her funeral coz she is not gonna sevive this she is 85years old I love her soo much n gonna miss her xx

  14. Damn..this tore me up. May the infinite love I have for my baby girl over spill as a Daddy to another baby girl along with the love she has from her Daddy.

  15. I want to sing lately I've been I've been thinking I want you to be happier I want you to be happier when the morning comes and we see what we become

  16. All those kids who have no dad I have been through that……. my dad died from suaside and I am only 9 but he was not there for my 9 berth day one like is one person to pray for me I will get a nother dad

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