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Nov 5, 2019

Bruce Springsteen and Sheryl Crow Duet at Stand Up for Heroes, Help Raise $5.7 Million for Veterans

John Oliver was the headlining comedian of Stand Up for Heroes, which launched the New York Comedy Festival while raising $5.7 million for the Bob Woodruff Foundation — to be distributed to organizations committed to helping veterans.

Each year features comic superstars Oliver and Jon Stewart, plus a show-closing performance from Bruce Springsteen. Woodruff also always reads the names of the wounded warriors in attendance and a veteran addresses the audience. But maybe what’s most astonishing is how the event still surprises every year — be it a special appearance by former President Bill Clinton, Springsteen riding a motorcycle onstage or Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters singing with wounded warriors.

Read full article at Variety