"This was the first time U2 played in my hometown of Baltimore and it was right after 9/11. Also the first time I met the band. I remember thanking Bono for coming back to our country given everything that just happened. He looked me in the eyes and said, "We wouldn't want to be anywhere else.""
So I became a U2 fan in 1987 after seeing Rattle and Hum in the theatre. Up until that point I was not really into them. The next day I went out and bought all their CD's and haven't looked back since.