Calysta Bevier has officially accomplished two very impressive things in life:
ONE, she beat cancer.
TWO, she earned positive words of encouragement from Simon Cowell.
The 16-year old took to the America’s Got Talent stage on Tuesday night and shared both her life story and her very impressive singing ability.
While introducing herself to the panel and to millions of viewers, the Ohio native explained that her pixie hairdo was the result of surviving stage 3 ovarian cancer.
"No matter what you’ve gone through, keep chasing your dreams," Bevier told the crowd before belting out Rachel Platten’s "Fight Song."
Pretty appropriate song for the occasion, wouldn’t you say?
"I’ve got this incredible feeling about you, I think everyone in this room felt it, you were nervous I could feel that," Cowell said in response to the performance, adding:
"I predict great things are gonna happen for you. There’s something about you."
He then reached over and hit the Golden Buzzer.
Each judge is allowed to use this apparatus once per season; it sends a contestant directly to the live round of auditions.
Over the past couple weeks, Heidi Klum used it on Sal Valentinetti.
Howie Mandel used it on Grace Vanderwaal.
And Melanie Brown used it on Laura Bretan.
In regard to Bevier, Cowell was not the only one left in awe.
“It was so heartfelt and so inspirational, I just to say ‘thank you," Mandel told the teenager, while, Mel B called the performance “amazing."
Watch it here: