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, s.e.x.u.ally molesting one of her sons.
She still triumphed over this and various health conditions and made great timeless music.
Glynn Turman (m. 1978–1984)
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