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Elton John in tears as President Biden surprises him with medal at White House gig

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Sir Elton John has played for Joe Biden and about 2,000 fans on the White House lawn as part of his farewell tour, with the singer in tears as the president awarded him a medal. The 75-year-old previously declined to play for former president Donald Trump's inauguration. John is on a farewell tour that began in July after performing for more than 50 years.
2 months ago·Washington, United States

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