I was scared to death… I was aware of people staring at me. No one moved. They seemed almost in a trance. I just stared at the clock in the center of the church. When I finished, everyone clapped and started crying. From then on, I knew God had blessed me.
Whitney Houston, on her first performance in church at age 11, in a 1987 interview in Time.
The singer died a year ago today.
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