Wednesday, April 15, 2009

She Dreamed a Dream

The tale of David and Goliath... all the greatest sports movies... true stories of inner city children overcoming their environments to thrive in school. We love underdogs, don't we?

Well, here's a good one for you.

She lives alone with her cat, says she has never been kissed, and is teased by children in the street. You might be tempted to judge this book by it's cover. But 47-year-old Susan Boyle has become a singing sensation on the show "Britain's Got Talent." She's a devout catholic and the youngest of nine siblings. She's currently unemployed, but she's always loved the arts, and she even briefly attended acting school in the early 90's before she left school to care for her sick mother. She says, "I love singing. It keeps me going."

Grab a kleenex and go watch this lady sing.

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