Ted Williams, the homeless man with the golden radio voice, got a shot at doing top-level voice-over work – and lended his dulcet tones to this morning’s show.
Matt and Meredith were thrilled to be in Williams' company.
"If you need proof that life in this country can change overnight, look no further than Ted Williams," Matt said.
And it was a "dream come true" for Williams as well. "I've watched the TODAY show religiously, ever since I was a kid," he said.
Watch the full interviews below:
Panhandling only days before appearing on TODAY, Ted Williams expressed gratitude for the outpouring of support he's received since becoming a YouTube sensation, and says he's found "a new sense of spirituality."
Ted Williams, the homeless man-turned-YouTube sensation, opens up about battling his addiction to crack after hearing TODAY's Al Roker read an encouraging statement from Williams' mother.
Ted Williams talks to TODAY's Ann Curry and Al Roker about all the offers to do voice-over work he's had since becoming a viral-video sensation.
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- ‘Golden-voiced’ homeless man lands dream job, house
- Watch the video that launched Williams to fame
- Golden-voiced homeless man: This time I have God