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All five living former Presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush, Bill Clinton, George H.W. Bush and Jimmy Carter participated in a benefit concert in Texas Saturday night to raise money for hurricane relief efforts.

The concert, "Deep From the Heart: The One America Appeal," featured performances by different artists of various genres including Lyle Lovett, Robert Earl Keen, Sam Moore and Yolanda Adams with country music singer Lee Greenwood as emcee for the night. Even Lady Gaga made an appearance, tweeting a photo of herself with the five presidents with a message about how it's important to set aside differences to create change and help others in need.

President Donald Trump appeared in a taped video message. "To Presidents Jimmy Carter, George H.W. Bush, Bill Clinton, George W. Bush and Barack Obama, Melania and I want to express our deep gratitude for your tremendous assistance," Trump said in his message. "This wonderful effort reminds us that we truly are one nation under God, all unified by our values and our devotion to one another."

CNN reports that organizers said the benefit concert has raised more than $31 million in tax-deductible, private funds from more than 80,000 donors as of Saturday night. Watch the video above of the former presidents banding together to help those affected by recent natural disasters.

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