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Aretha Franklin dies at 76 [We will Miss you]
by flukky01 « on: August 16, 2018, 06:09:34 PM »




Aretha Franklin, whose gospel-rooted singing and bluesy yet expansive delivery earned her the title "the Queen of Soul," has died, a family statement said Thursday. She was 76.



Franklin died at 9:50 a.m. at her home in Detroit, surrounded by family and friends, according to a statement on behalf of Franklin's family from her longtime publicist Gwendolyn Quinn.

The "official cause of death was due to advanced pancreatic cancer of the neuroendocrine type, which was confirmed by Franklin's oncologist, Dr. Philip Phillips of Karmanos Cancer Institute in Detroit," the family statement said.

More: https://www.cnn.com/2018/08/16/entertainment/aretha-franklin-dead/index.html


 

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