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(Springfield, MO) -- Plenty of people take up hobbies; some take up sports and some turn to the arts -- like singing.

A group of 12 guys are part of the only all-male a cappella group at MissouriStateUniversity that started eleven years ago this spring.

The Beartones recently won second place for their talents at the International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella.

While many a cappella groups have people with a strong music background or major in something relative in school, this group not only has all different backgrounds but some of them never even sang before.

"We're not just music people," says Trent Broglin, president of the Beartones. "We only have a couple of people in the group that are actually music majors."

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