LOS ANGELES (AP) — A homeless woman whose angelic singing in a Los Angeles subway was captured on video is being offered praise and help.
About $70,000 has been raised on GoFundMe sites since a police officer captured Emily Zamourka, 52, clutching a push cart and bags full of her possessions as she sang Puccini in a Koreatown subway station last week.
The video was posted on the LAPD's Twitter account with the caption: "4 million people call LA home. 4 million stories. 4 million voices...sometimes you just have to stop and listen to one, to hear something beautiful."
The video has been viewed more than 800,000 times.
Zamourka, 52, told the Los Angeles Times that she came to the United States at age 24 from Russia, where she learned violin and piano. She lived and worked in Missouri a