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Music Appreciation

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Wed Nov 29, 2023, 12:54 AM Nov 2023

Trisha and Garth performing Imagine at Rosalynn Carter's funeral [View all]



..."Trisha Yearwood and Garth Brooks honored Rosalynn Carter with a performance of John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s “Imagine” at a memorial service for the former first lady on Tuesday.
Yearwood and Brooks enjoyed a close relationship with Carter and her husband, former president Jimmy Carter, through their shared involvement with Habitat for Humanity. The Carters were longtime champions of the cause, while Yearwood and Brooks became involved with the organization following the devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina.

The two couples frequently worked alongside each other on building projects, and this year — with the Carters in hospice care — Yearwood and Brooks officially took over as hosts of Habitat for Humanity’s annual Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Work Week Project.

In an interview with CNN back in October, Brooks said, “We are here to honor their legacy and continue the work that they are continuing to do; just because they have retired from this project and are at home does not mean that they are not here, so we feel very lucky and very fortunate to still be a part of what they stand for.”

Yearwood added: “And I think what they stand for is truly loving your neighbor. They are just great examples of how to be, and they fit Habitat so well because Habitat is all about helping your neighbor, about lifting each other up.”...(more)
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