Violinist Brian King Joseph gets hug from Heidi Klum after ‘America’s Got Talent’ audition

 certainly found a fan of his music in judge Heidi Klum on the June 26 episode of “America’s Got Talent.” As he explained before his audition, he was diagnosed with 

His boundless physical energy makes his decision to soon give up the violin that much more heartbreaking. After his audition inspires a standing ovation, Joseph is overcome with emotion and Klum dashes onstage to comfort him. She quickly assures him, 

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Klum’s fellow “AGT” judges readily concur. Mel B declared, 

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In his “AGT” live blog, our recapper John Benutty noted, “Playing with a smile from cheek to cheek and energetically moving around stage to the beat of his upbeat song, Brian not only earned the respect of the judges but also a standing ovation, a hug from Heidi and a unanimously voted trip to the next round of the competition!”

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