This Saturday will be a day of mixed emotions for Charles Kelley. Of course, like all of us, he'll be remembering the horrific events that occurred in 2001, but he'll also be celebrating a personal milestone, as he turns 40.
“It’s my birthday, believe it or not," he shares in a statement from his label. "Yeah, 9/11.
"I was in college," he notes as he recalls where he was when he got the news twenty years ago. "I woke up, was getting ready to go to class and I had a roommate come in and say, ‘Man, turn on the TV. Class is canceled, you won’t believe.’
"And we all got up and watched it. It was just wild. You know, it’s hard to put it into words, but I can remember it and everybody can and it had such a huge effect on everybody.”