But when she began to sing, the audience and the judges were shocked and spellbound. The smiles gave way to cheers and a standing ovation.
All three judges gave her high marks. They even admitted their prejudices. It was a great, feel-good story; but it also reveals a flaw in contemporary culture.
Too often we make judgments on the basis of externals. By the way, Susan developed her extraordinary singing ability in the church choir.