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'American Idol' winner Iam Tongi delivered moving performance of song dedicated to late dad

Posted on AllSides May 22nd, 2023
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Iam Tongi honored his late father by performing his new song called "I'll Be Seeing You" during the emotional season finale of "American Idol" on May 21. The high school student from Kahuku, Hawaii, was crowned the winner of the reality singing competition's 21st season. During the finale, 18-year-old Tongi, who has wowed the show's three judges all season long, performed "I'll Be Seeing You." Strumming his acoustic guitar, Tongi sang of the sound of his dad's laughter staying in his mind "for all of time." He went on to...

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