Susan Boyle has gone viral

But if you haven’t, by some chance, seen the video of the audition from “Britain’s Got Talent” (or “American Idol” as we call it, complete with Simon), check it out. You likely know what’s coming, but I guarantee you’ll smile widely. Or your money back.

Then read here at the Daily Dish some details:

“…she was bullied terribly as a child, had or has a disability, has never been married, never been kissed, probably never been somebody’s most important person. After all that, and having just come out of serious depression on her mother’s death, what on earth gives her the confidence to get up there on the stage? Where did she find that courage?”

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posted April 15, 2009 at 2:43 pm

She is truly inspiring! I hadn’t heard all that about her past, but it maes her even more courageous to be able to get up there and sing in front of all those people! And it isn’t even just national television anymore, now she has been viewed by millions online! Look at this video that shows reactions from people around the world It is amazing how much she has touched people!

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posted April 15, 2009 at 2:52 pm

I’m in awe. I still get teary eyed by her performance. She’s an inspiration.

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Dr Arnie Katz

posted April 15, 2009 at 4:40 pm

This afternoon I watched and listened to Miss Boyle sing on my computer. It was about the 250th time a played the video. I love music and Les Mis
is my all time favorite show. I never have heard the song sung more beautifully in my life. As Piers said it was a stunning performance. It brought tears to my eyes. The whole video on Utube with the judges and the audience reaction along with this beautiful lady’s reaction is truly a unique experience. At first when I came across it by accident, I thought maybe I was the only one so effected by it. The whole world was effected it seems. What a great story and song rendition. It truly will become a classic video.

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posted April 15, 2009 at 6:28 pm

Er, correction, we have our own American Idol – Pop Idol we call it. This is an open to all show – not just singing. There was a cracking urban dance act and a comedy greek father/son take on Riverdance on the same night as well :)
But yeah, there’s a lot of coverage of her now, world wide. My brother in NZ has heard about her now.

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posted April 16, 2009 at 4:07 pm

The lady def. has some talents :) they should just declare her the winner :) cheers from the UK.

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