Jamie grace is an american gospel musician, song writer, and rapper, born in 1991. In 2006(she was 15 years old). she started uploading her songs on Youtube where tobymac found them and signed her to his record label (Gotee records) in 2010. She released two albums in 2011 of which her song “hold me” earned her a grammy award nomination in 2012. ( I bet you’ll fall in love with the song if you’ve never heard it).
Over the years, Jamie Grace has grown, and received recognition from various angles.
BUT WHAT WE DID NOT KNOW ABOUT JAMIE GRACE…
Jamie Grace battled with tourette syndrome and obsessive compulsive disorder tourette syndrome(TS) is a nervous disorder that causes people to loose control of certain movements or sounds. severe(TS) can be embarrassing and affect one’s social life or work, etc. While Obsessive compulsive disorder is a mental disorder that causes people to do things repeatedly. Some of the common activities include handwashing, counting of things and other behaviours that might not seem to make sense. In extreme cases it is associated with increased risk of suicide.
But amazingly Jamie Grace has been able to pull through these challenges and is recognised as an advocate for people going through the same challenge through her music.!!
Lesson learned: There’s always a brighter side to look at in every situation.