There’s nothing stopping this 11-year old from chasing his dreams, not even leukemia or bullying.
Tyler Butler-Figueroa was diagnosed with leukemia at the age of 4, and after undergoing rounds of chemotherapy treatment, his hair began to fall out. This is when the teasing began.
Though none of Tyler’s family members play an instrument, when he spotted the violin at school he fell in love.
“I would just practice in my bedroom and the more I did it the better I got,” he said. “When I play the violin, he helps me forget the bad stuff.”
Simon Cowell knew Tyler was something special, so he sent a message to those bullies by hitting that golden buzzer.
Amazing story, and an amazing young man!