7 million YouTube hits make kids’ choir famous

A New York fifth-grade chorus has become a world-famous cyber phenomenon touted by top media outlets, celebrities, and politicians, thanks to the online video-sharing web site YouTube.

And yet, the young singers from Public School 22 have rarely left Staten Island, a water-ringed New York City borough reached by ferry from Manhattan.

Much of the credit for the group's newfound celebrity goes to a music teacher who apparently is a natural at

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