June 5, 2009
I read this a while back and found it again in the drafts. It’s a really nice editorial was written by Chris Matyszczyk, a creative director who advises major corporations on content creation and marketing.
Susan Boyle has always come second in life. Second in opportunity. Second, according to those who bullied her in her dismal hometown, in intelligence. And second, one suspects, to the needs of others in her family.
By coming in second in “Britain’s Got Talent,” however, Boyle got some relief from the frivolous flickers of fame that were burning her very being.
She tossed frumpiness aside, choosing instead to wear the dress of the musical lady she always dreamed of being.
Follow this to read the rest (on CBS News site)
(Pix) Susan Boyle