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From American Football Player to Opera Singer

Ta'u Pupu'a’s family left the tiny Pacific island of Tongo for Utah, in the US. He eventually became a linesman for the NFL team the Cleveland Browns. But after his career ended at 25 on the back of some injuries, he immersed himself in music. He studied at the prestigious Julliard School in New York and now tours the world singing.

(Photo: Ta'u Pupu'a performing on stage.)

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6 minutes