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Disabled ‘American Idol’ Contestant Leaves Katy Perry In Tears [VIDEO]

David Francisco’s story moved the judges on American Idol. After he moved to Nashville to pursue his music dream, he got hit by a car. He became paralyzed and lost all function of his legs.

David admitted that he cried every day until he was able to move his foot months later. After lots of physical therapy, he is finally able to walk again, reports Sounds Like Nashville.

His performance of Stevie Wonder’s “Isn’t She Lovely” left Katy Perry in tears. All three judges gave David a unanimous yes.

Please pass the tissues, @katyperry. 😭 #AmericanIdol

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Watch the audition below.

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