Another Iowan hoping to make it big on ‘American Idol’

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A year ago, Clarksville native Maddie Poppe took to the stage at the beginning of a journey that ended with her as the winner of ABC’s ‘American Idol’.

17-year-old Abbie Callahan of Iowa City might have a chance to make it back-to-back ‘Idol’ crowns for the Hawkeye State.

“I get so nervous to talk in front of class,” Callahan says. “But when I’m performing, I just feel really comfortable.”

Local 5’s Jack Miller introduces you to the young singer looking to make her music dreams come true.

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