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50,000 people attended the One Love Manchester benefit concert tonight at Old Trafford.  Organised by 23-year-old Ariana Grande to raise funds for those affected by the bombing inside Manchester Arena on 22nd May 2017, which killed 22 people and injured more than 100 others.

Those who died will never be forgotten as we all pull together in our fight against terror.

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Ariana, with a little help from her friends, some of the biggest performers in the world including Katy Perry, Miley Cyrus and Justin BieberColdplay, Niall Horan, Little Mix, Take That and Robbie Williams did Manchester proud.

Ariana Grande performing Manchester’s poignant home town classic Don’t Look Back In Anger (written by Oasis) with Coldplay’s Chris Martin

It was an emotional evening, but one filled with a strong sense of love and unity.

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Defiant in the aftermath of the London atrocity last night.

Love will always win.

According to The Associated Press, the British Red Cross  raised nearly $9 million before the concert drew to a close.

Donate to One Love Manchester @ https://beta.redcross.org.uk/appeal/manchester-emergency-fund-concert

Written by Tessa Barrie

Blogger from Jersey, Channel Islands UK who believes life's too short to be niche.

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