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Lester Holt and Dateline NBC Staff Sing 'Joy to the World'


Look back to last year's Dateline NBC staff holiday party, when some people were overheard bragging that they could sing. So they were dared to sing a holiday song for the group. They went in the back to rehearse for five minutes. During that five minutes, Lester Holt arrived after doing NBC Nightly News. He was told there were singers in the back rehearsing. Did he mind introducing them when they came out? His response? “Do they need a baritone?” And yes. Yes, they did….

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