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-- And as Billy Ray Cyrus was performing -- began going off in the background.
But that didn't stop the country music star from seeing -- not.
Inspired by our brave men and women serving overseas he kept on gone and now that wonderful moment has inspired his latest record called climb and American.
And Billy Ray Cyrus VRS_C.
Joins us live -- couldn't -- with -- -- -- -- yeah if you -- you're doing -- -- bombs are going up and and somebody in the audience stood up and said what.
Keep going mr.
SARS we're used to it Brian grant it was during.
Song some gave -- and some -- volume and cause some -- wrote about a Vietnam veteran back in 1980 NAND now.
How -- requested song from the troops to come over so I actually flew over with.
Admiral Mullen it and and what we would do in both directly and Afghanistan is -- land and sometimes would going to -- it extremely hot zones and in.
He go from two meetings -- not go to different little places and entertain the troops in this one particular place outside of Kabul.
Back in the mountains.
Right in the middle of some gave all.
The bombs went off and just happened -- a -- in the song for -- pause -- certain echo going through the mountains and and I just hung on to the spot boom boom boom boom it's area.
No not at the time it was more of like just looking at those brave faces and welcome back at me in that one soldier stood up and said.
Keep going mr.
SARS were used to it.
So that was a reality check boom and -- just kick correct they can now all gave song some gave all the good.
Some stood through for the red let loose on the thoughtful and it was a moment I'll never forget they're not -- at that time that I was gonna come back and -- Re record some -- balls ironically it was.
Twenty years I wrote the song in 1980 -- and that was in December of 2009 men and Sunday -- I was gonna re record the song and luckily got -- joined by some great.
Great American heroes on this great singers Jamie Johnson Craig Morgan girl -- joined me on that some gave all on this.
New track of the American and I just decide that go -- make the whole album for the troops because the area.
They certainly deserve the sacrifice that -- seen in doing this new show on TLC going into their -- -- surprise homecoming and -- go into their homes and talk to the kids the moms and dads.
The wives the husbands that bit stay at home while there.
There folks are serving overseas I believe we have a clip of that of the new show let's OK from surprise homecoming to new show on TLC take -- -- Please make.
Welcome my hero.
-- -- -- It chills watching that it's a little kids faces -- -- shock and disbelief became -- Going to be hard to do that show but it it is but.
That right there.
Kept encrypted captain Crabtree American hero he did four tours in Iraq.
-- imagine that you know and he comes home surprises these kids in and actually got to see his little baby for the first time.
Those -- the -- stories that just it just breaks your heart and you you think about.
This is one family how many other thousands of families are going through these similar kinds of things you're the perfect person to do that show because you're so dedicated to our -- -- you know when they ask about it it just felt like.
So something I really wanted to do.
Passion project for sure and this is and again my chance to say thanks to our brave men and women.
For the service and sacrifice and again the kids and sacrifice that they make so.
You know all of us in America I think this is a great time for us to have applaud and salute our our men and women in uniform.
Speaking to kids your daughter Miley Cyrus.
-- get -- three women at my house have been talking a big fans there's.
Is there a possibility she's engaged of that guy and now.
Now when they've heard that rumor that -- -- about what I don't believe the rumors you know they would tell you as the father.
I'm sure they'll really doesn't Greg Abbott -- -- I hope he would do the old fashioned -- -- call you up and ask for her hand if in fact that was gonna happen but I wanna talk about something else that OK dear to your heart which is -- -- PD you are.
You are the in the -- of this whole program -- what's the corrects title.
Far I've I've just -- my name to support that's.
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Had trouble breathing no.
My dad passed -- of the few years ago mesothelioma and it was something I want to learn more about.
And the more -- learned about it you know the more I realize that.
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And Billy Graham and you are you're you're busy these days and today you're gonna be performing a number for us right palace of the sofa and we've been ascent chicken -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- And it's so surreal it's such a moment and there's something about banjo and fiddle in the middle in this city right it's just imagine the people are lighten up up there all the the the police are out you know and people smile and what have we got home crowd -- worry about twenty minutes from now we're gonna hear Billy recites a Cyrus up actually he's my payment yeah great to seal things for him and he's right --
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