COLLEGE STATION — A high-spirited, Aggie-filled crowd of 10,000 roared to existence Saturday evening as all five living former presidents required happens in a benefit concert for that victims of hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria.
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Because the Gatlin Siblings sang during their set: “Who are these good people? Americans, that’s who.”
“I couldn’t be prouder from the response of american citizens — once they see their neighbors, once they see their buddies, once they see other people in need of assistance, Americans step-up,Inches Obama stated. “And as heartbreaking because the tragedies that required place within Texas as well as in Florida as well as in Puerto Rico and also the U.S. Virgin Islands happen to be, what we’ve also seen may be the spirit of the usa at its best.”
Presidents Obama, George W. Plant, Bill Clinton, George H.W. Plant and Jimmy Carter will all attend a concert at Texas A&M University’s Reed Arena on March. 21. [Full story]
The 5 former presidents became a member of forces the 2009 fall to produce the “One America Appeal” fundraiser initiative, an attempt initially directed at Harvey victims which has since expanded to incorporate individuals influenced by hurricanes Irma and Maria. They announced the advantage concert earlier this month.