"If you looked into the face of a mother whose daughter or son has died in their arms for no good reason, they don't know of care who's President of America. It's something that once you're a witness to, you can't get it out of your head."
- Bono, 2009
During a concert in Atlanta in 1985, Bono shined a spot light on his dad in the audience. His dad, Bob Hewson, responded by giving his son the middle finger.