Barbara Padilla’s captivating performance on “America's Got Talent” thrust her into the spotlight. But behind her success was a personal struggle with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma in college, when doctors predicted she would never sing again. Now, she shares her inspiring story of survival and how she considers her cancer journey to be the "biggest blessing" of her life.
SopranoSoprano Barbara Padilla’s stunning performance of “Ave Maria” on “America’s Got Talent,” left audiences and judges spellbound. In college, Barbara was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma. She underwent several rounds of chemotherapy and radiation and doctors predicted she would never sing again because of the radiation’s damage to her vocal cords. While traveling to Houston for a medical consultation with doctors at MD... more >