Maya
Photo: George Burns/Harpo Studios
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Oprah first heard about Maya, a tiny YouTube sensation, from a friend. Maya's performance of "Amazing Grace" was so adorable, Oprah says she had to have her on the show. "I looked her up and said, 'She's so cute, I just want to eat her for dessert,'" Oprah says.

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Maya's mother April says she first posted the video so friends and family could she what her 2-year-old daughter was doing—she had no idea Maya would end up on The Oprah Show! Now 5 years old, Maya still sings for fun. "This is just her hobby," April says. "She loves to do it." Her other hobby? Playing soccer.

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FROM: Willow Smith and Oprah's All-Time Smartest, Most Talented Kids
Published on March 01, 2011

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