Lifelong dreams realized onstage at 'American Idle'
She was dressed in a blur of blue and turquoise, with a large metallic peace sign hanging around her neck. Her long, brown hair was wrapped in a fuzzy red and orange boa. On her face was a pair of fuchsia sparkled, star-shaped sunglasses -- quite a change from her traditional uniform of scrubs she has donned as a nurse in Amery for the past 28 years.
The stutter that had been with her since childhood was barely noticeable as she practiced her lines.