Thursday, January 6, 2011

How faith helped uncover a 'golden voice'

By John Blake, CNN
January 6, 2011 -- Updated 1709 GMT (0109 HKT)

By now, millions of Americans have heard from Ted Williams.  He's "the homeless man with the golden voice," a panhandler whose stunning vocal skills were recorded for an impromptu video that's netted at least 4 million views on YouTube.

But what about the good Samaritan with the video camera?  What made him stop for Williams on a dreary, overcast day when scores of people ignored the African-American homeless man during the peak of the Christmas season? It turns out that Doral Chenoweth III, the man who filmed Williams, has a story of his own. Click "Here" to read the full story.


This is really an amazing story where God has been working in the life of a homeless man by the name of Ted Williams. Little did Doral Chenoweth III realize that God had set up a divine appointment when he pulled over to chat with Williams alongside a busy public street.


The Angulo's said...

Good article, Lloyd! Thanks for sharing.

Mr A says what did the 'Good Samaritan' guy get out of it? :)

God bless you!

Mrs. A

GOD thinker said...

I had just heard of this man. What an amazing story. But I had not heard this back story. I love it even more. Thanks for posting it!

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Bevy Lucy Ruthy said...

It's lovely to see this man get a 2nd chance ... :)

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Gorges Smythe said...

Great post! Sometimes it's refreshing to hear something GOOD that's happening in the world.

Dan Nieman said...

Thanks for putting the spiritual angle of this story in the forefront for everyone to see.

Jan said...

Yes this has been on our news too, good to read more about it.
Hugs and Blessings,

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dfish said...

So often we don't get to hear about the part God played in such an event. Thanks for sharing it.

Tamunoibifiri Mobolaji-Kamson said...

lovely article... really God does work miracles... and the man really has a God given voice..

Jenn @ Spejory said...

This story has gripped me since it first broke. I live just outside Columbus where this happened and am already familiar with Chenowith. I am so glad you linked to this story about him because it's a great testimony to how God can work miracles through small, seemingly meangingless actions.