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Man Instantly Becomes Piano Prodigy After Accidentally Bumping His Head On The Pool

Derek Amato suffered a brain injury but came out with an unexpected gift.

Playing the piano has always been one of my frustrations. Sure, I know my way around the drums, the guitars, and the bass but, for some reason, I really couldn’t get the instrument despite several attempts to learn it.

So for the most part, I could only stare at other piano players, feeling envious for their skills.

Now imagine waking up one day with the ability to play the piano like a real master! Well this man from Denver, Colorado experienced exactly that.

Derek Amato became a piano prodigy overnight after a pool accident.

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According to Derek, he dove into the shallow part of the pool and hit his head. This resulted to having a severe concussion as well as hearing and memory loss.

After several days, he suddenly felt the urge to sit down at the piano for the very first time.

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He played an original composition until 2:00 in the morning.


In a blog post on the Wisconsin Medical Society website, Derek wrote:

“As I shut my eyes, I found these black and white structures moving from left to right, which in fact would represent in my mind, a fluid and continuous stream of musical notation.”

He likewise described that moment when he played music for his surprised mother.

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“We found the nearest piano as I asked her to sit next to me. I remember asking her if she was ready. I shut my eyes and hoped that I would again see these black and white structures moving left to right. I began to play as if I was exploring some unfound treasure that had been locked up all this time in my head. My mother sat and cried, and then asked me, ‘what are you doing?’ My response was simple, ‘I guess God decided to give me my birthday present a bit early this year mom.’”

However, the unusual gift also came with a terrible price as he continues to suffer as a consequence of the said accident.

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A Photographer’s Chilling Capture Of Ukraine’s Serial Killers’ Gazes

I won’t mind staying out of their line of sight, please.

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Independent photographer David Tesinsky, known for depicting controversial and unusual social topics through his photo series, embarked on another evocative photo-documentary, this time, in a prison in Kharkiv, east of Ukraine. Those who have seen his latest photos describe the portraits chilling.

Tesinsky, writing in an article entitled “I’ve Photographed the Gaze of Serial Killers In A Prison In Ukraine”, shared that the Kharkiv jail had more leeway for those incarcerated. The penitentiary for the worst criminals in Ukraine allows weddings of prisoners inside its walls, provides TV for each convict and offers a room for rent for those who want private time with their lovers.

Together with Ukrainian journalist Oleksiy Naumenko, Tesinsky photographs the looks of evil. Locked behind bars, his camera captures the faces of men and women convicted of killing strangers, policemen and family members - one of them guilty of murdering 29 people.

Check this gallery and gaze into the eyes of these killers, all of whom are serving life sentences.

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Tibetan Girl’s Unconventional Beauty Shakes the Modeling World

Her look is so different, “out of this world” is a more fitting description for her.

Right now, when you say "supermodel," you immediately think of Kendall Jenner or the Hadid sisters, Gigi and Bella. They may differ when it comes to looks, but they are still considered conventional by modeling standards. Now a new model comes in and her look is so different, and some say "out of this world" is a more fitting description for her.

Tsunaina, who hails from Tibet and is currently living in the UK, has beautiful slanted eyes, gorgeous pouty lips, chiseled jawline, and lots of beauty marks scattered all over her lower face.

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American Mom Raises Her Three Boys In The Philippines As True Filipinos

The kids talk, behave, and eat like Filipinos!

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She grew up in California and lived for a few years in Seattle. Now, Amber Folkman is raising her kids in another part of the globe - in Manila, a heavy populated city in the Philippines.

High temperatures, sweet mangoes, and crazy modes of transportation are what greeted them when they moved to the country back in 2009. The Philippines is where these little kids learned priceless life lessons that can serve as a compass throughout their lives.

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