Christopher has been blind since birth. He was born premature and weighed only 1 pound and 12 ounces. Steve and Christine Duffley adopted him and have encouraged his musical talent from a young age. Read his full story at this link.
Christopher Duffley is a Christian musician who also sings some patriotic music at public events in the New England area. His favorite musicians are Matt Maher, Paul Colman, and Chris Tomlin. He was able to sing with some of these musicians at SoulFest 2010. See this link for an uncut version of Christopher Duffley singing his favorite song Open My Eyes on YouTube.
The following was Christopher Duffley singing the United States National Anthem at the start of the New Hampshire Speedway on September 24, 2011 for the FW Webb NASCAR Truck Series 175. This was also his first time he sang before a nationally televised audience.
Christopher Duffley is an Autism Light for sharing his musical talent and inspiring thousands of people at the major events he performs at. Here is a list of some of the events Christopher Duffley has performed at.
- FW Webb NASCAR Truck Series 175 (see video above)
- Red Cross Gala
- Fenway Park - Boston Red Sox Game
- Teamsters Convention
- New Hampshire State Hockey Championship
- SoulFest 2010
To view several of these occasions when Christopher Duffley has sung publically visit his YouTube Channel at www.youtube.com/user/ChristopherDuffley. He has several videos uploaded and has also has added to his favorites some of his videos that are housed on other channels.
You may follow Christopher Duffley at the following Social Media.
http://duffley.com/christopherduffley.html. Special thanks to Christopher Duffley for being an inspiration that people with disabilities can accomplish great things. You are truely an inspiration and Autism Light plans to follow the amazing time of your life that lies ahead for you.
If you found this story interesting you may wish to read about Derek Paravicini who was Autism Light #108 and has an amazing musical ability despite being blind and having autism.
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Photo: The Photo in this post was received from Christopher Duffley's family for use here.