Meet the 13-year-old X Factor contestant who has inspired millions with her talent and spirit

Rion Paige, the 13-year-old X Factor contestant whose audition went viral, joined Glenn on Wednesday’s Glenn Beck Program to talk about her resilient spirit in the face of adversity, her faith, and her hopes for the future. Rather than dwell on her disability, Rion has made it her life’s mission to avoid victimization and to use her talents to change the world.

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  • Draxx

    Wow, Rion is always inspirational…

  • Draxx

    Plus, she sees herself through God’s Eyes!!!

  • Anonymous

    Glenn around little kids is creepy times ten

  • Anonymous

    Glenn oozing his smarm around a kid is particularly gross

  • Anonymous

    Not nearly as gross as being exposed to your ignorant vulgarity.

  • Anonymous

    Draxx, for Heaven’s sake!  She’s 13!  Most kids at 13, especially today, think they ARE God! And who knows, the way they are treated, they may be.

  • http://www.facebook.com/edwardshanec Edward Shane Carr

    randypants is kinda creepy…maybe hes hiding something…..

  • JennaStevens

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  • Anonymous

    I have a terrible singing voice and no one feels sorry for me!  No one can see my handicap.  They can only hear it.  But mostly I hide it.  The shame it too great.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000522268059 Addy Leah Mathias

    He only appears to be a bit ‘creepy’ because he’s doing a show at the time people. He’s being a host and he’s in his personal ‘host style ‘ mode. :) 

  • http://www.facebook.com/joyce.r.delaney Joyce Riggs Delaney

    and my husband is also very proud of this wonderful young lady. He taught her when she was around 8 yrs old. he said she was very independent at the young age too. she dropped something on the floor and when he went down to get it , she said to him. I can do it, and by gosh she did. she also typed him a note too which he save.

  • Mark Reed

    A true role-model

  • Mark Reed

     If you don’t like Glenn Beck, go back and copulate to MSNBC you hate-monger!  And To attack someone in that fashion says a hell of a lot about your character.  People like you are what causes unrest!

  • Mark Reed

    That says more about you and what is going through that twisted perverted mess, you call a brain!  Show some tact, Creep!

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IDFGELoC4zc Sam Fisher

    Ladies and gentlemen this is a mind stuck on liberalism.

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IDFGELoC4zc Sam Fisher

    God being more to the front line.

  • paulwbrown

    How could you not just love her and her mother? Gives me just a bit of hope when I see such extraordinary people with such joy for life. 

  • Anonymous

    Amazing

  • TEARS FOR AMERICA

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  • George Roberson

    with a moniker like “randypants” you automatically know he is a perverted son of a bitch.

  • Anonymous

    A truly remarkable young lady! A winner regardless of how she places on the X Factor – but it wouldn’t surprise me if she won it all.

  • http://www.absoluteintensity.com dennis reilly

    she is incredible

  • Anonymous

    You’re quite creepy yourself…….

  • Anonymous

    I don’t think you should use words you don’t understand. You just gave a perfect example of smarm you twit.

  • Anonymous

    Project much?

  • apollodr

    God bless you Rion.

  • LaMonte Monnell Sr.

    Rion is so inspirational, I think with God as her rock and her family alongside her she will continue to amaze people both with her singing and her outlook of life! Congrats to the journey just beginning on the X-Factor, a stepping stone to your future! I hope to be able to buy your country cd very,very soon!

  • LaMonte Monnell Sr.

    You are a creep to everyone!

  • Anonymous

    Randy who is gross is you and this video depicts you completely! You Jizz in your Pants everytime you are around children  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uIeAOsNX_Es

  • Anonymous

     You are a disgusting pervert. And what’s worse is that you incite others to pervert a great thing.