HBO Concert "We are One"
by Globetrotter on 20 January 2009EN
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On January 18, 2009 HBO aired the Live concert "We are One" for Barack Obama. Hundreds of thousands of people celebrated with the next president of the USA at the Lincoln Memorial.
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