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Hope for the unemployed!

Scott Jagow Apr 15, 2009

I just have to share this with you. Maybe you’re one of the 2.7 million people who’ve already watched it on YouTube this week, but if not, you must see this performance from the show, Britain’s Got Talent.

The New York Daily News sums it up this way:

Meet the frumpy, unemployed, 47-year-old woman who shocked Simon Cowell.

During auditions for “Britain’s Got Talent” this week, Susan Boyle of the village West Lothian walked on to the stage to snickers from the audience and an eye-roll from Cowell. After she unleashed a perfect rendition of “I Dreamed a Dream” from the musical “Les Miserables,” she left with the crowd on its feet.

Well, she did warn the camera crew that she’d rock the house. I love it. At a time when this unemployed, never-been-kissed woman could be at the lowest point in her life, she unleashes her talent on the world.


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