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Whitney Houston: life in photos

She was the superstar diva whose extraordinary voice wooed tens of millions of fans across the world. With the tragic news of Whitney Houston's untimely death at the age of 48 today, we look back at one of the greatest female artists of all-time. From mother to actress and multiple Grammy-winning singer, come remember and celebrate with us, as we chart the life of a one-of-a-kind performer...

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