Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin has ties to New Orleans

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Music Legends and Hollywood stars continue to express their support and love for the Queen of Soul.

Media outlets around the world are quoting sources close to the 76-year-old Aretha Franklin as saying she is gravely ill and surrounded by her friends and family in her home town of Detroit.

Franklin began her music career in the late 1950s and has won 18 grammy awards.

Meg Farris has more on the queen of soul’s ties to the Bayou State. 

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