Oklahoma - American Sign Language instructor Nate Tao was deemed "unassuming" by judge Randy Jackson when he walked into his audition. However, his voice is keen to make him stand out from the pack. Nate Tao who is a child of a deaf adult, often known by the acronym "CODA", is a person who was raised by Deaf parents.
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Saying he was both "relieved" and "excited" to be going to Hollywood, Nate Tao reflects on his American Idol audition. Citing his "different look" Nate Tao believes he offers something unique.
Hosted by Ryan Seacrest, television's No. 1 hit series empowers contestants and viewers to share their voices in deciding who will be America's next singing superstar.
Every year, tens of thousands of hopefuls from across the nation audition for a shot at stardom. Idol Judges Mariah Carey, Randy Jackson, Nicki Minaj and Keith Urban are currently traveling across the country in search of the next American Idol. They narrow down the competitors to a select group of semifinalists who sing their hearts out each week in front of a studio audience and television viewers.
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Here's the video clip with closed captioned of Nate Tao with his Dad.
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