Bono of U2 performs on stage during a concert, in Paris, Dec. 6, 2015
Thibault Camus—AP
By NBC News
December 7, 2015

Nearly a month after the terrorist attacks in Paris that killed 130 people, U2 offered a defiant and unifying message Sunday night during a 27-song concert at the city’s AccorHotels Arena.

“Tonight we are all Parisians,” the band’s singer, Bono, told the crowd. “We stand together with the families who have lost lives here in Paris. We stand together with the families who have lost lives San Bernardino, in Damascus and Beirut.

“We stand together with the families whose children have been taken hostage by an ideology that shows none of the mercy or compassion of the god they deem…

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