Obama leads in singing Amazing Grace in eulogy!

The President made me cry today, tears of joy that is!

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Comment by fred hallman on June 26, 2015 at 3:20pm

Obama bravely (really can't sing) led worshipers today with a wheezy (he does smoke) but still powerful rendition of the same song (along with "The Dance") that I chose for my son Aaron's funeral in 1991.  Just never gets old.

Comment by koshersalaami on June 26, 2015 at 3:39pm

You lost a son?

I'm not sure I knew we shared that. How old was he?

Obama was actually on pitch the entire time. I listened very closely. Now I am impressed that the musicians found his key. Not everyone can do that. (I can, but most of the musicians I've worked with would have problems.) I'm not knocking that singing. 

Comment by fred hallman on June 26, 2015 at 4:01pm

Yeah, he was 18, i.e. car wreck, kid driving steered into the back of a semi one morning enroute back to college retrieving caqssette from floor.  Never knew what hit him.

Comment by JMac1949 Today on June 26, 2015 at 4:36pm

Sorry that you two have found common ground in loss.  As always President Obama does the best he can with what he's got.  We lost some innocents in Charleston, but over the last few days, thanks to SCOTUS, we've gained some bit of redemption.  Let's hope we continue to see the same kind of common sense rulings in the future when the case challenging Texas Voter ID laws comes before them.  R&L

Comment by Jonathan Wolfman on June 26, 2015 at 5:38pm

Fred  I'm very sorry to hear that.

Comment by tr ig on June 26, 2015 at 5:56pm

I hope we (widely, as a whole) can quit calling O a mooslim now Fred. 

Comment by fred hallman on June 26, 2015 at 6:17pm

Yep.

Comment by Gordon Osmond on June 27, 2015 at 9:01am

Obama makes me cry every day, for reasons I suspect are very different than yours. Fortunately relief from his assault on the principles that made America great and powerful is clearly in sight.

Comment by fred hallman on June 27, 2015 at 3:19pm

I have a great idea.  How 'bout EVERYBODY SING!

Comment by JMac1949 Today on June 27, 2015 at 3:41pm

Amazing Grace or Manic Depression?

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