The inspiring story behind Limpopo choir who went viral with isiZulu version of Ed Sheeran song

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The choir, which was started almost nine years ago, collaborated with Grammy-winning flautist Wouter Kellerman on the song.

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Their video received over 2 million views and just like that, the choir from a little community in Limpopo was thrust in the spotlight.

Founder and choir conductor Ralf Schmitt, 36, says he still remembers how it all started.

It's captured South African hearts all over the world.

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