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Q&A: Steveland Judkins

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Q: What famous performer with a disability had the real name Steveland Judkins?

A: Stevie Wonder

Stevie Wonder was born Steveland Hardaway Judkins on May 13, 1950, in Saginaw, Michigan. In 1961 Ronnie White, of The Miracles, discovered 11-year-old Steveland Judkins and arranged an audition with Motown CEO, Berry Gordy, who immediately signed him as “Little Stevie Wonder.”

You can learn more about Stevie Wonder at bio.com.

Stevie Wonder

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