By Ukee Washington


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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — To celebrate 50 years of existence of the To celebrate 50 years of existence of the Philadelphia Boys Choir, a group of original reunited for a classic tune.

 

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Back in 1968, CBS3 Eyewitness News anchor Ukee Washington was part of the very first Philadelphia Boys Choir.

In the choir, young men of all races, creeds and colors come together to live and sing in harmony. And with the help of five other original members, music producer and arranger Billy Jolly and some very special friends, Washington and the group got together and talked, with hopes of influencing the future.

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In honor of the 50th anniversary of the Philadelphia Boys Choir, several iconic sites will be lit up red to celebrate this milestone.

Those sites include Boathouse Row, the Ben Franklin Bridge, the PECO building, the Pyramid Club and the Cira Center and other Brandywine Realty buildings.

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You can also join in the celebration by attending the 50th anniversary benefit concert at the Kimmel Center at 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $10.

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