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A Triumph of 'Talent' for Paul Potts

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A Triumph of 'Talent' for Paul Potts

A Triumph of 'Talent' for Paul Potts

A Triumph of 'Talent' for Paul Potts

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Car phone salesman Paul Potts was down on his luck in life. Then, with a riveting performance of Nessun Dorma, he won the hearts of England on the program Britain's Got Talent.

Potts talked with Madeleine Brand last Friday before he entered the finale. Now she reports on his victory.

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