One of his dance teachers, Sandy, placed him in his first group called "Nick and the Angels".
So if you are like me, go on the computer and look at the melanoma sites but don’t get too upset, talk to your doctor first. But I still remember the first word from my doctor (“Melanoma, I will give you 6 months, but now let's see if we can do something about it.”) When I heard this I became paralyzed with fear.
After a troubled upbringing, he put in a winning performance on the 1992 New Original Amateur Hour at age 12.
At 11 years old, Carter also auditioned for Disney's The Mickey Mouse Club and the Backstreet Boys around October 1992.
I told myself to just cancel it, but the doctor talked me in to coming to this appointment. I told myself that it was just Basal Cell, and that it was no big deal, just a waste of my time. I guess I’m no doctor because it was melanoma and that scared me a lot.
The bad part is, I was on my way to Ohio and would not be going back to Utah.