I received the youtube link via email and I could not believe the complete transformation of attitudes displayed by the three judges just in their facial expressions, from the time they did their Q&A with her to a few seconds into her beautiful song. The changes were noticed in the audience as well as the camera spanned the crowd, from the beginning of her song to the end. It was amazing. I may sound corny but I had tears in my eyes as I watched and listened to an angel sing. I was very happy for her. She may not have the physical beauty that some singers possess, but she’s got a beauty within her that we were all privileged to experience and share. If I had been a judge, I would have told Ms Boyle that for her, life begins at 47 and wish her a very happy life experience ahead of her. You haven’t seen the clip, go get it and enjoy.
Life's tragedy is that we get old too soon and wise too late.