When X Factor finalists Sam Bailey and Nicholas McDonald first auditioned for the ITV show over the summer, each contestant stated it was their dream to win, but never quite believed they would make it to the final.
Ahead of Sunday night's show when one hopeful will be crowned 2013's X Factor winner, HELLO! Online takes a look back at their inspirational journey.
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