Whitney Houston: I Remember When
As a model was how I first remembered seeing her. There weren't too many black models, but she was a regular and I always looked forward to seeing her. She was so pretty and wore great clothes and make-up.
At the end of one of the issues, I remember reading that she was leaving modeling to pursue a career in singing. At the time it seemed odd. Could she actually sing? I wondered. Well, I figured if she could sing, then I'd eventually hear about her again.
Well, she could! The next big moment I remember about her is hearing that she was going to marry Bobby Brown. It seemed so unlikely, so I figured that either he was not who I thought he was or she was not who I thought she was. I guess it was a little of both.
But I guess we really never know celebrities. We see them from afar. We admire them. We enjoy their performances and how they make us feel. Whitney Houston brought a lot of joy to my life.
Remember her in Waiting to Exhale? There had been recent talk about a sequel. I was so excited to hear that and looking forward to it. My mind is spinning thinking about her being gone. How can this be? So much music. So many songs.
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