Pinoys' support for Jessica now crucial

Posted at May 18 2012 02:57 PM | Updated as of May 19 2012 12:02 AM

ABS-CBN correspondent Yong Chavez tells how the support of Filipinos played a crucial role in bringing Fil-American singer Jessica Sanchez to the finals of American Idol.

Chavez also reports how the contest is taking a toll on the teenager's health. The 16-year-old singer has been nursing a sore throat during her last performance but she still managed to pull through. - Dateline Philippines, May 18, 2012

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