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He's a rising star in Afghanistan, but it is not just Abdul Salam Maftoon's voice that's propelled him to stardom. People worldwide are captivated by what some call his stunning resemblance to Canadian leader, Justin Trudeau. The 28-year old traveled to Kabul to compete in the VRT TV show, Afghan Star.
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And since his debut, USA Today, BBC News, and Time Magazine have all picked up on the Afghan singer's sudden rise to fame.>>
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> Judges on the competition now think he could win the whole thing.
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The former wedding singer also hopes his looks can make his dreams a reality. My only wish, he says is for Trudeau to invite me to sing in Canada.
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