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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.
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