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Dancing Man Becomes Local Facebook Sensation

Since Suisun City Patch posted a video of Dennis Statewright Monday, his Facebook fan page jumped by more than 950 likes.

The Corner Dancing Guy in Suisun City has gone viral.

Dennis Statewright, the man residents know as the Corner Dancing Guy in Suisun City on his Facebook fan page, has gone from a virtual unknown to Suisun’s newest notoriety: Where his fan page had 36 likes before Suisun City Patch posted a video of his high kick dance moves and his story about saving money for college, it now has nearly 1,000 likes.

One of the fan page creators wrote on the page Tuesday:

“This has been a mind blowing 24 hours. Almost exactly one day ago Dennis had 36 Fans. I went on a campaigning spree with all my contacts, organizations, groups and local public figures and look what has been accomplished. Dennis Thomas Statewright is amazing and now we are fast approaching 700. What an inspiration!!!”

Area resident Robert Lee wrote on the page, He is an inspiration to everyone who sees him. No matter what kind of day I'm having, as soon as I drive by and see him dancing and having a great time, it puts a smile on my face and gives me a boost of positive energy. Keep doin the good work!”

Statewright said in one post he is overwhelmed by the attention: “Wow. Im just greatly positively overwhelmed how when the community comes together they make great things happen,” he said.

Catch the link to the video here: http://patch.com/A-h1zj

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Scott Corey May 19, 2011 at 01:17 AM
Very fun! Let's see if we can't bump him up a few hundred by week's end!
Carlos Villatoro May 19, 2011 at 06:03 AM
Awesome!
Jonathan Harvey May 19, 2011 at 06:38 AM
Since the Kroc Center Team moved into our new space in the Heritage Park Shopping Center we have enjoyed seeing you and love your enthusiastic attitude Dennis! Keep it up the good work!
Amanda May 19, 2011 at 02:52 PM
now @ 1.275 !!!! Thanks again Patch for doing a story you guys rock too! ;c)
Margie Russell May 19, 2011 at 05:02 PM
Iv'e been watching this guy for years. I admire him for doing his very best at what he does.A good inspiration to all.

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