St. Helena Island native Candice Glover was cut from season 9 and 11 of American Idol, but she's come back out for season 12 and has made it into the top 20.
The Island Packet's Laura Oberle shares a bit of the 25-year-old Glover's journey, in part:
After being cut last year, Candice had come to a realization, "This is over."
"It didn't seem like (my music career) was going anywhere," Glover said. "I had a lot of time to think about what my next career move might be."
But she telling herself: "I belong there."
There are also many clips from Glover's recent appearances, check two out below.
Glover will apear next on March 5.