Ted Williams was on track to having a career in radio. His voice was perfect for the medium. Tragically, drugs and alcohol interfered, and before Ted had a chance to get his life off the ground, he was living on the streets.
Most people first met Ted in a video uploaded to YouTube promising a homeless man with a “golden voice.” Tens of millions of views later, Ted, who’d been homeless for twenty years when the video was made, is in a much better place. Here, he explains how his viral success took him from homelessness to the set of the Today show.