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Watch the Oscars Musical Performance That Left Everyone in Tears—Even Chris Pine

Moments before winning the Oscar for best original song, Common and John Legend took the stage for a rousing performance of “Glory,” replete with backing choir and powerful imagery that recreated the march on Selma. Their performance got a standing ovation, but, even more conspicuously, it summoned some serious waterworks from the crowd.

So, so many tears. Here’s the classy David Oyelowo sharing a moment with Oprah:

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And, here, somewhat randomly, is Chris Pine with a single, solemn tear:

Suffice to say this performance got a bit more of a response than “Everything Is Awesome.”

Read all Slate’s coverage of the 2015 Oscars.

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