David Archuleta Gets Hands-On During India Charity Trip

March 14, 2011 08:53:31 GMT

Photos taken from his recent trip to India in support of Rising Star Outreach documents the 'Crush' singer washing the foot of an old man and playing with a younger boy among others.

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David Archuleta has traveled to India for a charity event in late January. Photos from the 20-year-old singer's trip have recently hit the web, and they show him learning first hand what Rising Star Outreach's mission is. Washing an old man's foot and documenting an old lady's blood pressure are only some of the things he did.

The season 7 runner-up of "American Idol" traveled to the Asian country to help Rising Star Outreach celebrate World Leprosy Day, which was on January 31. Of the charity trip, he said, "It's really taught me a lot. I don't want to leave because it's really great to be around these kids and all these people."

During the trip, David traveled to a leprosy colony. He assisted the doctors with their work and inaugurated the Pathway of Hope, a granite lined pathway created with motivational inscriptions from fans. He also performed for and with the patients. Some of the songs he sang were "Angels" and "Crush".


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posted by Jacquie on Mar 15, 2011
Love David. Hope to hear new music from that beautiful soul (and voice) again soon.
posted by scottkelci on Mar 15, 2011
David is AMAZING. He is the most talented artist in the world and the most genuine guy there is. His new album The Other Side of Down is sooooo great and deserves more publicity than it has gotten. If you have not gotten it please go out and buy it-I promise you will not be disappointed! Love you David-keep being the wonderful role model that you are and know that your fans adore you!!
posted by Truffle on Mar 14, 2011
I didn't know leprosy is still in existent. Hoaw amazing is David Archuleta!
posted by lct on Mar 14, 2011
I love that David does so much for the underprivileged. And for that I respect this artist!
posted by Kat on Mar 14, 2011
I was just reading some of the other headlines and "Top Stories" on this website, and all I could think about was how David Archuleta puts Hollywood to shame.
posted by Waffles on Mar 14, 2011
I love him too. He is real. He doesn't care about money and fame just how to make people happy. And he does that through his music and his actions! Buy his new cd The Other Side of Down. You won't regret it!!
posted by js on Mar 14, 2011
Wow!! What an amazing person!!
posted by Irrelevant on Mar 14, 2011
This guy is a great talent and genuine person. Could use a few more in the biz like that.
posted by kath on Mar 14, 2011
Bless David's huge heart! His goodness is felt by everyone that he meets. He has been working with RSO for many years now, and I am so happy he was able to go to India, spend time with the children and patients and spread his heart. He is the real deal! I love him and everything he represents.
posted by VJ on Mar 14, 2011
I love him. That is all.
posted by crm on Mar 14, 2011
David Archuleta beautiful inside and out!!
posted by Amy on Mar 14, 2011
Ah, David...the most angelic vocals I've ever heard and a heart to match. And he walks the talk. Proud to call myself a fan for life. The Other Side Of Down is great, and can't wait to see what he does next~Go David!
posted by djafan on Mar 14, 2011
David continues to impress me and my admiration for him grows and grows. He's not only a great artist with a killer voice but a genuinely kind human being.
posted by nancy on Mar 14, 2011
David has as much passion for helping people as he has for making beautiful music. A genuinely kind and caring person who knows what's truly important in life. I love his album, The Other Side of Down.

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