Treeva Gibson Overcame Hearing Loss to Audition For "The Voice" & That Accomplishment Is Better Than Any Trophy
February, 23, 2015
There’s one thing I love more than the talent on The Voice — and no it’s not Adam Levine — it’s the incredible stories of the contestants. Sure, a story can only get you so far. But since every contestant that makes it to The Voice Blind Auditions is talented, their stories only put the cherry on top and make them stand out even more. To overcome a difficult or challenging past and still have the confidence to pursue a career in music is a pretty amazing thing, and I’m glad The Voice highlights these contestants and their accomplishments. One contestant who is an excellent example of overcoming challenges is 16-year-old Treeva Gibson. Both of Gibson’s parents are deaf and she suffers from minor hearing loss herself. Despite this, she taught herself all about music and managed to score a spot on Team Christina for season eight.