Whitney Houston, 1963-2012

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Whitney Houston (seen here in her senior yearbook photo from Mount St. Dominic Academy in Caldwell, NJ) was born in Newark, NJ to a family of prominent soul and gospel singers, including mom Cissy Houston and her aunt Dionne Warwick. Before she was discovered by Clive Davis at age 20 in an NYC nightclub, she also found work as a model.

 

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