May 3, 2011

Tearjerker? “Congratulations, Ronan.”

Saw this via my friend Amy Ippoliti. She introduced it with a

Holy tear-jerksville!

…and many of her friends agreed heartily. I watched it, smiling, impressed…but also, frankly, condescending. Ah, women…I guess they’re just more emotional, I thought to myself.

Then, Ronan started crying tears of happiness, what Chogyam Trungpa called the ideal human emotion. And I found myself laughing…and crying, too:

Thankfully, I see a comment (via Carla, no less) saying she too didn’t think she’d cry:

wow, never thought that i would cry…hold on , anyone who see this!!!


Britain’s Got Talent: 12-year-old Ronan is nervous about performing to the judges – but not as nervous as his mum! Armed with a good set of lungs and a day off school – has young Ronan got what the judges are looking for? See more at http://itv.com/talent

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