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Who’d have thought all it took to shut up smug old Simon Cowell was an unemployed Scot spinster?

Susan BoyleLast week 47-year-old “never been kissed” Britan’s Got Talent contestant Susan Boyle took the stage to dubious looks and laughter. But within moments of opening her mouth to sing “I Dreamed a Dream” from Les Miserables the audience was weeping and slack-jawed. Needless to say, Boyle’s performance garnered her a perfect score to usher her into the next round of competition, and has been viewed more than 11 million times on YouTube.

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Scott Kirchhofer
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