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Mom Shaking With Fear Leaves Crowd In Tears

Moms are the absolute greatest. So selfless, they do things they abhor the thought of just to make their children smile. Sian Pattison is no different, and shaking with fear, she proved it this year on Britain’s Got Talent!

Sian is a 31 year accountant and mother of 3. Like most moms, she likes to sing to her children. Oh, and did I mention she also happens to have terrible stage-fright?

You read that right! This shy, sweet mom is as meek as a mouse! Deep-rooted fears aside, when her daughter signed her up to audition for the popular TV show, she stepped up to the challenge in a BIG way!

Though she looks like the most uncomfortable person on the planet, Sian is made of strong stuff. She manages to stay on the stage, even after Simon cuts her off mid-song and asks her to sing something completely different! Her demeanor might be shy and skiddish, but this mom’s got huge talent!

You would never think a voice like hers could come out of THAT frame! Her performance is so powerful it will leave you begging for more! Give us a like on Facebook to be kept in the loop, and head on over to the next page to watch her move the audience to tears! 

When the Astros won the World Series this year, it was an emotional event for thousands. Not having played in the championship game since 2005, and losing badly, taking home their first World Series win brought up a lot of feelings for everyone. Even so, no one felt quite as grateful as Astros catcher and former transient, Evan Gattis.

Life has its ups and downs for everyone, but some have a bumpier ride than most. Evan is one of these people. Unlike many major league players, Evan hasn’t been in the game since high-school. Not that he wasn’t offered the chance.

Both Texas A&M and Rice University offered him a scholarship right out of high school. After all, the lightning fast catcher showed a lot of promise. Unfortunately though, Evan had a fear of failure so severe it caused him to turn the offers down.

The same fears holding him back from pursuing a career in baseball also caused Gattis to seek comfort in drugs and alcohol. So when the time came to decide where to go in life, he chose to check himself into rehab. Not the most conventional choice of a scouted athlete!

We’ve only begun to uncover this Astros catcher’s story, so prepare to be inspired! Continue to the next page to see the video highlighting his amazing journey to success, and don’t forget to leave us a comment below.

Meet The Little Drummer Girls!

Until pretty recently, the realm of percussion has largely been dominated by males. Not that there is anything wrong with that! In fact, we couldn’t be more thankful for the likes of John Bonham, Dave Grohl, Mike Portnoy, Lars and the like! We have been so percussively blessed.

That being said, it has been a long time coming that females started showing up on the drumming scene and laying down beats to rival the greats. So what could be more impressive than competing with some of the best drummers on the planet? Doing it before you’re twenty!

We decided to throw these girls a bone (or stick?)  and create a list of 10 videos showcasing some of the world’s greatest female drummers, all under the age of 20. Watch out though! These beats will make you move!

10. Paulina Villarreal Velez– This 10 year old can pound the drums with the best of them! She is from Mexico where she is the drummer for a popular rock band there called The Warning. Let us warn YOU though, her nickname is shredder for a reason!

9. Kanade Sato-Not only can this girl beat the hell out of the drums, she’ll trick you too! This 12 year old prodigy walked up to a full drum set in the middle of a Japanese mall and took a seat. She picks up the sticks and starts tapping different heads as if she’s never played before, then shocks the crowd by playing this.

8. Luo Xiao Bai– Also known as S. White, this 15 year old is well known throughout Taiwan for her impromptu street performances. While she totally crushes it on the drums, she also steals the show with her excitement that courses through her music, right into her audience! See for yourself here.

Like what you see so far? Give us a like on Facebook real quick and continue to the next page! You won’t want to miss the other seven, so continue to the next page to keep the beats rolling!

Remember when you were a kid and every week you had a show and tell in class? Around 3rd to 5th grade, many of the kids seemed to be popping fingers and elbows out of place, showing off their double and triple-jointed skills. Just watching them was enough to make my bones hurt. Yet none of that compares to the feeling I got watching this America’s Got Talent contestant’s body-bending performance!

Alonso “Turf” Jones is a self-taught street dancing-contortionist, but when you watch his dance routine, you’ll think he’s more slinky than human. Turf was raised by his single mother who had common dreams for her son.

When he graduated high-school though, Turf decided there was no better way to spend his time than performing dance moves for a crowd. When he broke the news to his mom that he wouldn’t be going on to pursue a “normal” life, ditching college and corporate offices for a spot on a busy street corner, she kicked him out of the house!

When faced with homelessness, most people give up on their dreams. Many think if it were meant to be, it wouldn’t be that hard. Turf took a different attitude, figuring that if he was going to become a famous dancer, he would need to practice…a lot! What better place to do that than on the busy streets! He spent every waking moment for two years dancing for impromptu audiences, sometimes going all night!

Although Turf was homeless, he wasn’t broke. He said that when performing, he’d often walk away with $150 to $300 in his pocket per night! That’s substantially more than the average college-age student is making. Turf spent a lot of time proving to himself that following your dreams is worth it. In his audition though, he proved it to the masses.

When an interviewer for AGT asked Turf how his mom felt about him auditioning for AGT in 2012, his response was “I don’t know. She kicked me out two years ago and I haven’t spoken to her since!”

Nothing could stop him from pursuing his dream. He was made to dance, and he proved it with this tour de force! Continue to the next page to see the performance that shot Turf, a contortionist, like a shooting star straight to Vegas! 

For dog lovers out there, I’m sure you will agree that time goes by way too fast when it comes to our pets. We only have to look at older photos of our dogs to realize that fact.

Here are 15 incredible photos of dogs and their owners as they grow up. These photos are months, even YEARS apart from each other! It’s amazing how familiarity converge with change as a decade of our life flies by.

Continue on the Next Pages to see truly special before and after photos of dogs and their owners: