Roger Ebert Finds His Voice

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Cancer has devastated film critic Roger Ebert's lower jaw and rendered him speechless.  This has not stopped him from speaking out on the issues of the day and ironically, as pointed out in this much-praised Esquire article, Ebert is becoming a spokesman for the political left, mainly through his Tweets.

He has been able to vocalize through the use of a computer — the kind of robotic speech used by Stephen Hawking.  But amazingly, a tech company in Scotland has been able to synthesize Ebert's voice, drawing from his old TV shows and DVD recordings.  Watch it in action: