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SLIDESHOW: Deep from the Heart: One America Appeal

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Photo by Photo by Cassie Stricker

Former presidents Jimmy Carter, George H.W. Bush, George W. Bush, Bill Clinton and Barack Obama joined Texas A&M’s Singing Cadets on stage for the National Anthem.

Photos highlighting the hurricane relief benefit concert Deep from the Heart: One American Appeal hosted in Reed Arena. Performances included award-winning artists such as Lady Gaga, ALABAMA, Lyle Lovett, Lee Greenwood and more. Additionally, all five former living presidents attended the concert.
Photos by Cassie Stricker

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  • The concert was one of few trips to College Station for former Presidents Carter, Clinton and Obama.

    Photo by Photo by Cassie Stricker
  • Grammy Award winning singer/songwriter and host Lee Greenwood joined the Singing Cadets for a performance of “God Bless the USA.”  

    Photo by Photo by Cassie Stricker
  • The concert brought alumnus Robert Earl Keen, Class of 1978, back to Aggieland.

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  • Larry Gatlin was unable to perform due to a recent throat surgery, but introduced his brothers and sister to the audience.  

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  • Rising country star Stephanie Quayle performed a medley of “Won’t Back Down” and “Here Comes the Sun.”  Quayle made her National debut on Fox & Friends in December 2016.

    Photo by Photo by Cassie Stricker
  • Sam Moore performed his hit song, “Soul Man.”

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  • Some of the attendees held up their phones during Sam Moore’s performance of “Imagine.”

    Photo by Photo by Cassie Stricker
  • This was the first time all five living former presidents appeared together since 2013.

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  • Former Presidents Jimmy Carter, George H.W. Bush, George W. Bush, Bill Clinton and Barack Obama on stage in Texas A&M’s Reed Arena.

    Photo by Photo by Cassie Stricker
  • Five people were honored with awards from Points of Light, a volunteer organization inspired by former President George H.W. Bush’s Daily Point of Light Award.

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  • Former presidents Jimmy Carter, George H.W. Bush, Barack Obama, George W. Bush and Bill Clinton came to Texas A&M University Oct. 21 to host Deep from the Heart: One America Appeal. The televised benefit concert raised over $33 million for hurricane relief.

    Photo by Photo by Cassie Stricker
  • Surprise guest Lady Gaga encouraged the crowd to come together to help Americans in need during this time of catastrophe.   

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  • Cassadee Pope, winner of the third season of The Voice, performed “Stand” and “Kisses at Airports.”

    Photo by Photo by Cassie Stricker
  • Lyle Lovett, Class of 1979, said that he was honored to be back home in Aggieland.

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  • Backed by Ernest Walker Community Singers, Yolanda Adams performed “Love Can Move Mountains” and “I Believe I Can Fly.”

    Photo by Photo by Cassie Stricker
  • Multi-platinum selling Southern rock band Alabama was the final act of the show.

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