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More Than $14.5M Raised In 'Hand In Hand' Hurricane Harvey Benefit

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Celebrities came together from all over the country Tuesday night to support Hurricane victims in an hour-long telecast that aired on most networks, including CBS.

The "Hand in Hand" benefit featured a variety of celebrities.. spanning the entertainment and music industries and raised more than $14.5-million. 

"I'm here at the phone bank. We've got some incredible people here in the house tonight. There's Oprah Winfrey, there's Sophia Vergara, there's Justin Beiber on the phone right now. Call, talk to him," said Stephen Colbert.

Proceeds from the telethon will benefit several charities including United Way of Greater Houston, Habitat for Humanity, Save the Children, Direct Relief, Feeding Texas and The Mayor's Fund for Hurricane Harvey Relief.

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