Homeless Brooklyn man's radio voice makes him web star

BROOKLYN - (AP) - Job prospects are rolling in for ahomeless Ohio man with a golden radio voice who has quickly becomean online sensation.

The Columbus Dispatch reports video of Ted Williams posted thisweek on the newspaper's website has commanded millions of views.

In the clip, Williams stands near a Columbus highway rampdemonstrating his smooth, deep speaking voice. He holds a sign thatasks motorists for help and says, "I'm an ex-radio announcer whohas fallen on hard times."

Williams, a Brooklyn, N.Y., native says he had trouble withdrugs and alcohol and is now two years sober.

Columbus radio station WNCI invited him to its studios and saysESPN and MTV have expressed interest. Williams has received a$10,000 offer for voice-over work, and a Pennsylvania radio stationwants him, too.

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