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The 'Realizing the Dream' Martin Luther King Jr Tribute

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Happy Birthday to soul, gospel singer Emily “Cissy” Houston (née Drinkard; born September 30, 1933). She led a successful career as a backup singer for such artists as Elvis Presley and Aretha Franklin, and is now primarily a solo artist, and has won two Grammy Awards for her work. She is mother of Whitney Houston, aunt of Dionne and Dee Dee Warwick, and cousin of Leontyne Price.

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