A big Standing Ovation for Andrea Bocelli at National Prayer Breakfast

Andrea Bocelli singing Amazing Grace (Photo: repubblica.it)

The Italian opera singer Andrea Bocelli sang “Amazing Grace” at the National Prayer Breakfast attended by American President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle, House Speaker Paul Ryan, and presidential contender Ben Carson. The annual breakfast was held in Washington, D.C., on February 4th.
 
All the attendees were amazed by Bocelli's performance, giving him a big standing ovation at the end of it.
 
Watch the video by C-SPAN (Credits)

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