Aretha Franklin Passed Away at 76, Family Has Open Casket Funeral

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Legendary singer the "Queen of Soul" Aretha Franklin has passed away at the tender age of 76. Franklin passed away on Thursday August 16th from an 8-year battle with cancer. Aretha had a phenomenal career winning 18-grammy's and a Lifetime Achievement Award. The singer last performed in November 2017 in New York City for a charity event. Franklin was last seen with her family in her Detroit home. Fans from all over the world and celebrities had reached out and voiced their prayers and condolences on Twitter. Franklin's family is having an open casket funeral in Detroit, Michigan. RIP to Aretha Franklin

Source: TMZ

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