Airport Won't Let Man With 'Golden Voice' Go Home

Newly famous for his radio voice, Ted Williams still stuck in Ohio
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Jan 6, 2011 7:11 AM CST
Ted Williams is shown in a clip from YouTube.   (YouTube)

(Newser) – Ted Williams, the homeless man with the incredible radio voice, may have job offers pouring in—but he can’t make it home to see his mom. Williams, 53, has been living in Ohio; after finding fame on the Internet, he planned to fly back to his childhood home in New York, tape a Today Show appearance, and visit the 92-year-old mother he hasn’t seen in years. But when he tried to board a plane yesterday, airport officials stopped him due to lack of proper ID, TMZ reports. He instead spent the afternoon at the courthouse trying to get a copy of his birth certificate. Update: He made it.

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