Embracing the power of change to pursue your passions can result in spectacular results that far exceed your expectations. Nobody understands this more than the man in the video below.

The 54-year-old man took the stage at America’s Got Talent with the assurance of a seasoned performer. But, as everyone soon discovered, the man’s life had not long previously looked very different.

The man was genuinely homeless, but his passion and aptitude for music remained with him even when he didn’t have a roof over his head. It was the one thing in his life he knew he could always count on, and it was eventually what helped him improve his own life.

On America’s Got Talent, the man delivered a tremendous rendition of the iconic song “With a Little Help from My Friends,” leaving the audience wanting more. He put his whole heart and soul into this play. And, at the end of the day, isn’t it what makes an artist genuinely great?

Watch the video below to hear the man’s distinct voice!