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True she was a musical icon, a giant among her peers, but respect should be accorded to her for something else – The way she overcame bad things that happened to her.

Two specific examples 1.) Becoming a mother twice at a very young age.

Rumor was a very close relation was the father.

Truth is she doesn’t know as she slept with many older men at a very young age which was the practice of the group this relation led.

2.) Coming home one day to discover, her second husband, a B-/C+ actor, molesting one of her sons.

She still triumphed over this and various health conditions and made great timeless music.

Aretha Franklin

Glynn Turman (m. 1978–1984)


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