Watch ‘Voice’ Singer Stephanie Rice’s Inspiring Kelly Clarkson Cover

The Voice contestant Stephanie Rice gave a stirring rendition of Kelly Clarkson‘s “Piece By Piece” on Monday, coupled with a harrowing story of how her parents disowned her for coming out at age 18. Clarkson responded to the performance on Twitter: “Can’t. Stop. Crying.”

Like Clarkson, Rice (age 27) is from Texas and grew up in a religious household. “They disowned me,” said Rice when she came out as gay. “I’ve been taking the brokenness and emotion and channeling that into the only…