The 10-year old Winnipeg native has been caught in a whirlwind. She is living proof that life can change on a dime.
Last week, her sister, Rojuane, filmed Maria as she sang Lady Gaga's latest single, Born This Way. The day after, Lady Gaga tweeted a link of Maria's version to her millions of followers. She commented, "Can's stop crying watching this. This is why I make music. She is the future."
Watch the video on youtube.