Homeless Ohio man's golden voice gives him 2nd chance

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January 5, 2011, 11:04 am
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(NECN) - A man in Ohio lost it all when drugs and alcohol became part of his life.         
    
But this homeless man has a gift he hopes will change his life. That's the magical voice of Ted Williams.

Don't be surprised if you hear that voice in TV or radio commercials. An editor at the Columbus Dispatch discovered Williams on the corner with a sign that said, "I have a God given gift of a great voice".
    
Since then, job offers for radio and TV voice over work have been pouring in.

"The voice just became something of a development over the years," he said. "I went to school for it. Then alcohol and drugs and a few other things became part of my life. I got two years clean."
    
Williams says the second chance at a new job and new life means even more to him now, because he is a lot more thankful for everything he has after everything he's been through.

Tags: ohio, Radio, homeless, Ted Williams, job, voice
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