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American Idol is all about sharing the family histories and heartbreaking backstories of contestants, but it seems there is one they have missed.

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Sophia Shorai, who is 28 and has been doing very well on the show, is the daughter of a famous former fugitive in St. Paul, Minn. — Sara Jane Olsen.

Sarah is a former Symbionese Liberation Army fugitive, the Pioneer Press reports.

Sophia was reportedly born in Zimbabwe in 1982 where her father, Dr. Gerald “Fred” Peterson, was working as a physician and her mom, a fugitive at that time, taught drama and English.

In 2011, Sara pleaded guilty to participating (under her given name, Kathleen Soliah) in the SLA’s deadly 1975 robbery of a Sacramento-area bank and to helping place pipe bombs under L.A. police patrol cars.

She served seven years in prison.

Watch Sophia’s intro below!

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Last Thursday, Sophia’s performance was judged “beautiful” by Steven Tyler and received a standing ovation from some of her competitors.

Watch Sophia sing “George On My Mind” below!

We’ll have to wait and see if Sophia will continue on American Idol tonight!

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