A dream come true: A look at singing sensation Susan Boyle's rise to the top

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A dream come true: A look at singing sensation Susan Boyle's rise to the top

As interest grew in the Scottish singer, Oprah got in touch to find out more. Susan showed the TV show's crew around the modest council flat she shared with her cat Pebbles and spoke of her upbringing, as the youngest of nine.

Her accent was deemed a little tricky for American audiences, however, and the interview was subtitled