March 4th, 2011
05:25 PM ET
Chris Medina may not have made it to the Top 13 of "American Idol," but that doesn't mean he's not a winner.
The singer touched the judges and fans alike with his story of sticking by the side of his fiancée, Juliana Ramos, who was involved in a traumatic car accident two months prior to their planned wedding.
As a recent guest on "Idol" host Ryan Seacrest's radio show, Medina was surprised by a $35,000 donation from Proactiv to help with Ramos' care.
"So awesome," Medina said, his voice breaking as he wept. "That's so cool."
Actor Topher Grace was also a guest on Seacrest's program, and he and Ryan Kavanaugh, the producer of Grace's latest project "Take Me Home Tonight," decided to also kick in to the fund by matching the $35,000.
"Topher and I kind of talked about it and we want to do something special for you as well," Kavanaugh said. "We talked about what defines a man, and you are what defines a man."
"I'm not really [an] emotional guy, but it's amazing and my hat is off to you," Grace said.
Producer Rodney Jerkins was also moved by Medina and Ramos' story, and wrote the song "What Are Words" for the singer. Those wishing to donate money for Ramos' care can visit the Lars Foundation.
Click here to listen to the full interview with Medina on the "Ryan Seacrest Show."
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