'Ted Williams (a.k.a The Golden Voice) is a Brooklyn-born drifter from Columbus, Ohio who became a YouTube sensation after getting filmed on the street by Columbus Dispatch reporter Kevin Joy. On January 3rd, 2011, Kevin Joy uploaded a video to YouTube showing footage of Ted Williams panhandling and responding to Joy’s ostensible request for proof of his “gift of voice” by reciting various radio promotional segments. The video was re-uploaded by the YouTube account “RussiaToday”, which has accumulated over 17 million views as of December 12th, 2011.'

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