Latter-day Saint Life

LDS 12-Year-Old to Be on "America's Got Talent" Sings "Eye of the Tiger" for Her Dad with Cancer


LDS 12-year-old Evie Clair has been inspiring people around the world with her voice and YouTube videos, especially after she sang this angelic rendition of "Mary Did You Know" during Christmastime. She will even appear this Tuesday night on the 12th season of America's Got Talent.

But recently, Evie Clair wanted to inspire someone much more personal—her own dad, who discovered he had stage 4 colon cancer. "The doctors said he only has a five percent chance of winning this battle and living," Evie Clair says in an emotional video. "But I know he's going to be okay and that he is going to win this fight. I love you, Daddy."

Evie Clair's father, Amos, discovered he had cancer in April 2016. "Amos is an LDS Bishop in [Florence,] Arizona and a psychological professional counselor at a prison. His first operation was unsuccessful and left him with a colostomy. He has continued as bishop and has been given strength from family and friends and blessings from above to do so," the video description says on YouTube.

In this beautiful video, Evie Clair teamed up with Spencer Jones, who appeared on season 11 of America's Got Talent, to create this uplifting version of "Eye of the Tiger," a song her dad used to listen to as a wrestler in high school before a big match. She hopes this song will help him gain the strength he needs to keep fighting.

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Tribute to Team Amos: Eye of the Tiger Evie Clair & Spencer Jones Cover

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