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Carly Fleischmann, Nonverbal Woman With Autism, Writes Country Song Titled 'Glamour Girl'

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Carly Fleischmann is a “Glamour Girl.”

That’s the name of the talk show host and author’s debut country song. Fleischmann most recently made headlines in April as the first nonverbal person on the autism spectrum to host a talk show. The pilot episode of her show, “Speechless With Carly Fleischmann” was viewed over three million times and featured an interview with Channing Tatum.

After her meteoric success, Fleischmann’s back, this time pursuing an entirely different passion – country music.

“The true secret to life is that we all have challenges,” Fleischmann’s communication device says, reading her lyrics at the start of the “Glamour Girl” music video. “No matter how big or small our challenges really are, they are always mountains to us. But if we don’t strive to reach our potential and release the glamour girl inside of us, we’ll never be able to see the view from the top of the mountain.”

“Everyone in the world has his or her own personal challenges,” Fleischmann wrote in the Facebook post debuting the video. In overcoming her challenges, Fleischmann wrote and helped produce a song, asking her friends Kaitlin Kozell and Lil Jaxe to help with the vocals.

In her Facebook post, Fleischmann describes the challenges she and her friends have faced. Kozell, who provides the main vocals for the song, is an up-and-coming country artist managing self-esteem challenges from being bullied. Rapper Lil Jaxe has a speech impediment.

“It doesn’t matter what your challenges are as long as you’re ready to try to overcome them,” Fleischmann wrote. And that’s what “Glamour Girl” represents.

You can watch the music video below.

Originally published: June 30, 2016
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