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Nightbirde describes her recent health improvement as a “small miracle”


CNN | YouTube | Fair Use

Cerith Gardiner - published on 11/27/21

The America's Got Talent singer shares some happier news.

Many of us have been following the journey of Jane “Nightbirde” Marczewski ever since she made an appearance on America’s Got Talent.

After her stirring performance of “It’s Okay,” the singer revealed that she’d been given only a 2% chance of surviving the breast cancer that had spread to other vital organs. Yet, there she was singing live on a stage in front of millions. She amazed everyone with her positive attitude, joy, and courage.

In the following months, Nightbirde continued to endure pain and battle the disease, while still living in hope and deep faith. She took the time to write many beautiful thoughts that we’ve shared with you. Recently, however, the singer posted on her Facebook account that she has been feeling a little better.

This led to some happier news that she shared with Chris Cuomo this week in an interview for CNN:

I wish we would get a faster miracle. It’s happening slow little by little, day by day. I’m getting a little better. I did get a scan result back and a bunch of stuff that was there disappeared. And a bunch of the big stuff has gone down in size so we’re on the way.”

She went on to reveal that she’d be continuing her regular treatment while bearing the physical and mental pain. “I feel like life is like sometimes a game of ‘Choose Your Pain. The pain of continuing or the pain of giving up. The pain of continuing – there’s a lot more uncertainty that way, but I think the pain of giving up is so much worse.”

In typical Nightbirde style, she also talked about her positive perspective on life in such a refreshing way:

“I think a lot of us don’t realize that we’re in the middle of a dream come true. Life is so imperfect and there is so much hard stuff and unfair stuff mixed in. … I am grateful for what I have.”

Towards the end of her video Nightbirde gave us the reminder that we all need to hear, one that is particularly fitting as we move into Advent:

Every moment that we breathe is a miracle and gift. Most people don’t know what a joy it is to wake up in the morning without pain because they just experienced a normal life. But those like me who face death on a day-to-day basis, sometimes I think we’re the luckier ones because we get to really see the sweetness of life.

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