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Ted Williams, 'Golden-Voiced' Homeless Man, Reunites With Mother After 20 Years


First Posted: 01/06/11 05:45 PM ET Updated: 05/25/11 07:25 PM ET

The last couple days have been emotional for Ted Williams, the 'golden-voiced' homeless man from Ohio who's won the country over with his story -- and vocal talents.

But the most momentous part of the transition from homeless to YouTube darling came when Williams reunited with his mother Thursday in New York, after 20 years of separation.

NBC's "The Today Show" captured the tearful reunion.

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Read more about how the Columbus Dispatch discovered Williams panhandling on the side of a highway here.

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