Jon Bon Jovi Donates $5,000 to Repair Ben Franklin's Grave Site

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3:00 | 11/17/16

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That's Lilly bell as we met earlier. She he's going to company us for "Pop news." Here we go. As there's an old saying a penny saved is one earned. Ben Franklin anticipate most famous. Jon bon jovi decided to give some of his savings to honor the signer of the declaration of Independence. The New Jersey rocker donated $5,000 to help restore his gravesite in Philadelphia. The founding father's gravestone was cracked and pitted from people tossing pennies on to it for good luck in honor of that saying. The goal have it fixed by April, the anniversary of Franklin and death. Thank you, Jon bon jovi. He's terrific. So generous. Very charitable. Also in "Pop news" this morning, one teen from Phoenix, Arizona, is getting into the Thanksgiving spirit a little early thanks to a welcoming grandmother. Jamal thinton was looped into a group text unexpectedly from a group text claiming to be his grandmother with Amanda and Justin. Those are not his actual family. Jamal slightly confused and asked for a picture though after sending a selfie of herself Jamal broke the news you're not my grandmother along the crying laughing emoji and added can I still get a plate though to which Wanda replied, of course, you can join. That's what grandmas do, feed everyone. And that is what Thanksgiving is all about. And literally Amanda and Justin are -- have contacted Jamal and they're all planning on Thanksgiving dinner. Can I get a plate though? Hey, Wanda. We all know the 12 days of Christmas song, five golden ring, four calling bird, three ugly Christmas sweaters? Stores, started as one pop-up shop but owner Jeremy turner said his ugly Christmas sweater business has been so successful the past four seasons that he has now opened two more Texas locations and fear not. If you don't want to repeat the tacky sweater for one more party, you wear it every year and put it away, this year he's offering the option to rent, you can rent an ugly sweater. The ugly sweater business booming. Jeremy, if you are watching, give us a call. Our ugly Christmas sweater contest, just around the corner. Ugly sweater business. Yeah. I mean it's booming. There ginger has won it the past -- George is thinking about the economics but I don't know if that's sustainable. People lov an ugly sweater. I don't know how any of that would work. I have no idea but we thought that was interesting and wanted to share it. Happy "Pop news," everybody, please adopt Lilly bell. She has the greatest teeth. Sat here the whole time and just so calm and nice. She's in the doghouse too. But I have. It's like your blood pressure, everything, never been calmer on this set as I am right now. There are medical benefits and she's got quite a smile. Yes, she does. Thank you so much.

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