Family touched by tragedy in bribes scandal wows AGT

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  1. Nemo

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    http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/...-americas-got-talent-20140606,0,4392137.story

    “This is exactly what America’s Got Talent loves,†judge Howard Stern said. “I’m thinking, (you’re) like the Osmonds – except so much more talented.â€


    [video=youtube;7h8J48UXoBc]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7h8J48UXoBc[/video]

    Likened to a modern-day “Partridge Family,†The Willis Clan wowed the judges on “America’s Got Talent†this week, but it’s the act’s back story that transcends a television variety show.

    The 12-member band from Middle Tennessee got its big break Tuesday, nearly two decades after the members’ grandparents suffered a tragedy so horrific it dominated headlines and political debates across Illinois for years.

    The act is made up entirely of the uber-talented Willis siblings, the grandchildren of Pastor Duane “Scott†and Janet Willis, who lost their six youngest children in a fiery 1994 crash that came to symbolize the licenses-for-bribes scandal that led to former Gov. George Ryan’s downfall...........................





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    When Howard Stern masturbates does he rub his vagina fast or slow?
     
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    MyLazyHand Russia and France Know What to Do

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    Wow, what a good-looking family.

    OK, I really enjoyed that clip.
     
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    Oh shit, that was them? :eek:

    I remember when that happened. :nocheer:
     
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    Shocked AGT didn't play into that on the air
     
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    MrWarmth 1926-2017 GOD REST HIS SOUL Gold

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    "You're like The Ostrosky Family....Only so much more honest and with principles."
     
  7. Nemo

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    They just played it clandestinely
    :coffee:
     
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    And hotter. Really...that Mom was hot for having crapped out that many damned kids.
     
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    SouthernListen Seek truth, not confirmation of your opinions VIP

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    That poor woman's vagina.
     
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    America has run out of talent.

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    Add john stamos to the family= FULL HOUSE BABY!
     
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    God bless them. God damn the corrupt and unrepentant Ryan...:mad:


    Ryan on Willis tragedy, "My conscience is clear."
     
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    Another one of them Goddamn communist Illinois democrats! Oh wait, Ryan is a republican!
     
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