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December 19, 2003

Fox News

Wayne Newton has received plenty of standing ovations in his day, but the response he got on a USO tour of Iraq was still extraordinary. "(The soldiers) stand up when you walk out onstage," Newton told The Associated Press in a dressing-room interview after a recent performance here. "They're so happy to see somebody from home."They visited a few military camps each day for handshakes, hugs, snapshots and to talk. At a school, Newton, actor Gary Sinise and singers Neal McCoy and Chris Isaak sang a cappella for Iraqi children. They rode out in a military convoy.

Posted by acapnews at December 19, 2003 8:08 AM


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