He was crowned the winner of the second season of X Factor Australia in 2010, but Altiyan Childs retreated from the spotlight shortly after his win.

The musician has since resurfaced with an incredible story to tell.

“I did experience a miracle,” the 45-year-old told Jonesy & Amanda.

“God still wants me here… why was I saved?”

Hear Altiyan’s extraordinary story here:

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