Little Emma Cherki, 9, stunned the judges with her beautiful performance of the famous Celine Dion song in the fifth season of The Voice Kids France. A young man who suffers from a genetic eye disease that gradually makes her blind. Singing Celine Dion’s “My Heart Will Go On” is no small feat for even the most accomplished singers, but the 9-year-old wowed the audience and the judges with her voice, which won her the final. show of 2018. Emma Cherki suffers from Leber’s congenital amaurosis, a genetic condition that causes her to gradually lose her eyesight, but has spoken since winning The Voice Kids about wanting to be treated normally. “I was two and a half years old when I discovered spots in my eyes. My parents told me that I stumbled over the slightest obstacle,” she told the Journal du Dimanche in February 2020.
After visiting numerous specialists, the ophthalmologist told her family that they were competing against time to find an antidote. “If research doesn’t find a cure, I will go blind,” she said, adding, “I don’t want to feel different from others. I have my games, my buddies, my girlfriends, who haven’t changed since I won. in Voice of the Children.