'American Idol': Chris Medina's emotional audition


On "American Idol," there's sometimes sob stories you are skeptical of. You know, the ones you feel like people are telling because it will increase their chances of getting a golden ticket. Then there's Chris Medina's story.Medina, a 26-year-old barista from Chicago, has been with his girlfriend Juliana for eight years and  they've been engaged for two years. On Oct. 2, 2009, Juliana was in a car accident, which Medina says caused "everything to change."  Julie suffered a traumatic brain injury. Luckily, Juliana woke up, but Chris and her mother act as her caretakers. Medina wore her engagement ring around his neck during the audition. Proving to be a truly great man, Medina says he is sticking to his vows ("in sickness and in health") saying "What kind of guy would I be when she needed me the most?" Medina's story and positive attitude had as sobbing throughout his audition, including his beautiful rendition of...



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