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Pilipinas Got Talent’s Ody says his core story is his ‘nanay’

Pilipinas Got Talent’s Ody and Pyra share who their inspirations are.

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Cristina Malonzo-Balane

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05/27/2016 10:08 AM
Pilipinas Got Talent’s Ody says his core story is his ‘nanay’
052716-PyraOdy_PUSH.jpgOn Tonight with Boy Abunda, Pilipinas Got Talent second runner-up Ody Sto. Domingo and first runner-up Amazing Pyra shared who their inspiration is for their performances.

Ody, who is a magician, said his core story is his “Nanay.” He said, “Sa season 1, 2, 3, 4, gustong-gusto niya akong sumali sa PGT, pero yun nga lang hindi ko siya napagbigyan. And then 10 months ago, she died of lung cancer. Eto at least, nagbigay ako ng tribute para sa kanya.” 

Ody, who owns a magic shop, advised young magicians to “practice and put your heart in it. As in ibigay mo lahat.” 

Pyra, meanwhile, said Rachel Lobangco, who is also a fire dancer, inspired her. Pyra said she is self-taught. “Inaaral ko po, nanuod po ako ng sa YouTube, sa mga tutorial tapos pinag-aralan ko po mag-isa, hanggang sa nakuha ko na po…” 

Pyra said prior her win, some people would say of her, “yung baklang yan wala yang patutunguhan….”