She’s famous. She’s Filipina. She’s known by her first name — Charice.
Here’s Charice singing “The Prayer” with Andrea Bocelli in Tuscany.
And here is Charice with Oprah, where they talk about San Pedro, Laguna and the early childhood memories of a young woman who has been told that she’s not good enough, or that she’s not pretty enough, yet continues to hope and strive to fulfill all her dreams…
Charice on Oprah Part 1 Sept 9
(Charice Pempengko with Celine Dion and David Foster)
Mabuhay ka, Charice! May you continue to inspire Filipinos everywhere to never give up, and to always look up and reach for their dreams.
(This post was inspired by Spanky Enriquez.)
UPDATE: Here’s the Sept 15 duet (Charice Pempengco – Celine Dion) at the Madison Square Garden.