Crystal Bowersox is a front-runner on American Idol this season.

But behind her soulful singing lies a difficult childhood dealing with diabetes, divorce and a father behind bars. Following her diabetes diagnosis at the age of six, things worsened still for the Ohio native when her parents got a divorce.

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Crystal Bowersox Biography

First Live Performance
Crystal Bowersox, who hails from Ohio, finished second on season nine of American Idol. Crystal has a son and describes herself as a folk... More »
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Crystal Bowersox