Blind girl from the Philippines totally redeems Miley Cyrus’s ‘Wrecking Ball’

She reads the lyrics through Braille as she belts out the pop hit.

Mar 2, 2020, 1:07 pm*

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Miley Cyrus’s “Wrecking Ball” has seen its share of covers. Just search for the song on YouTube and you’ll come across versions from every 15-year-old across the U.S.

Here’s the only one you need to watch:

Joyce Jimenez, an 11-year-old from the Philippines, is the newest young belter to try her hand at the Cyrus hit. There’s no doubt the kid has a stellar voice, but look closer as she sings. You’ll see her hand sliding across a piece of paper.

She’s reading the lyrics in braille. Jimenez is blind.

With the controversy surrounding Cyrus these days, one thing can be sure: Even the most conservative of Cyrus’s critics will love this kid’s version of “Wrecking Ball.”

Screengrab via George Doton/YouTube

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*First Published: Oct 25, 2013, 1:43 pm