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This is an excerpt from an article written by Dr. Gupta and published by The Huffington Post.
Scotty McCreery, the 16-year-old American Idol contestant with the incredibly low voice, has become one of America’s favorite Idols. His low country twang is a huge hit with the voters, who text their support and vote online for him in droves. But is his baritone larynx really all that unusual for a 16-year-old? Could his voice really be that low or is he hurting himself trying to make it be?
Like it or not, we associate young men going through puberty with awkward, high-pitched squeaks. Think back to having your ears assaulted by Peter Brady in the recording studio, as his family gamely attempted to sing along. Are young men are supposed to sound like Peter or Scotty?
Read the full text of this article here: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/reena-gupta-md/will-scotty-mccreerys-voi_b_854728.html
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