Deaf singer who wowed the America’s Got Talent judges recalls the painful heartbreak of losing her hearing at age 18, as she reveals she thought her dream of performing was over forever

Outlet: London Daily Mail

London Daily Mail: One day, Mandy, who was then studying as a Vocal Music Education major at Colorado State University, went to class to take part in a dictation. She kept waiting for the exercise to begin, until she realized the professor had in fact already finished—and she hadn’t heard a single word.