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Music Industry Mourns Icon Houston

Singers, critics, pros all call her one of greatest ever

(Newser) - Tributes are pouring in for the career of the late Whitney Houston, after her shocking death yesterday, focusing on her uniquely powerful voice and incredible catalogue of hits. A sampling:
  • "At her peak, Houston was the golden girl of the music industry," praised Billboard . "She wowed audiences
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Farrah's Funeral: 'Goodbye, Sweet Girl'

'She's the most beautiful angel in heaven'

(Newser) - Farrah Fawcett’s family and friends gathered to honor the actress’ memory at her private funeral today in Los Angeles, People reports. Ryan O’Neal and son Redmond were among the 200 or so at the service, while longtime friend Alana Stewart and Fawcett's doctor, Lawrence Piro, delivered eulogies. "... More »

Eulogy Offers Some Answers

A journalist leaves a doctor's funeral 'feeling a sense of wonder'

(Newser) - The questions have echoed through the ages, ever since people started dying and leaving behind loved ones able to express the sentiment: Why? Why now? Now what? Writing for the Newsweek/Washington Post website "On Faith," Sally Quinn points her readers to the extraordinary eulogy Erik Kolbell delivered last... More »

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