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Heartwarming Video of a Man Dancing All Over the World Will Restore Your Faith in Humanity

Heartwarming Video of a Man Dancing All Over the World Will Restore Your Faith in Humanity

A video titled "Where the Hell is Matt? 2012," uploaded onto YouTube on June 20, already has more than 1.6 million hits thanks both to the man's previous videos, and the fact that they are so infectious.

In under five minutes, the video shows the man dancing with people from all over the world -- from Vienna to Detroit, Iraq to Russia.  He can be seen imitating cheerleaders in the United States, and shaking his backside in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

Watch the video, below:

According to the website, he became "micro-famous" in 2005 after someone else uploaded the videos to YouTube and started marketing Matt as "dancing guy" -- the uploader even going so far as to collect donations for himself. Matt simply says, "Good for him," because not long after, the gum company Stride approached him for their own set of videos.

His website reads:

He mostly just danced in front of iconic landmarks, but along the way he went to a country called Rwanda, and since there aren't any landmarks in Rwanda that you'd want to dance in front of, instead he just went to a small village and danced with a bunch of kids. The kids joined him immediately and without hesitation. That ended up being the best thing that happened to him on the trip. The kids taught him that people are a whole lot more interesting than old landmarks and monuments.

Matt went back to Stride and told them he did it all wrong and they needed to send him around the planet again. They said, "Okay," and in 2008 he put out another video that showed thousands of people laughing, smiling, and goofing around together. It took him five years and three tries, but he finally got it right that time.

This is his fourth such video, and if numbers are any indication, people like it just as much as the others.

Check out Matt's previous YouTube sensations:

"Where the Hell is Matt? 2008" (which currently has 43,153,212 views on YouTube) --

"Where the Hell is Matt? 2006" (currently with 17,691,683 views on YouTube):

And the inaugural video that started the phenomenon -- "Where the Hell is Matt? 2005" (currently with 2,823,802 views on YouTube):

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