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Whitney Houston performs 'Yes, Jesus Loves Me' two days before death (Video)
on the red carpet ^ | 2/12/2012 | Olivia Allin

Posted on 02/12/2012 1:17:06 PM PST by freedommom

Two days before her death, Whitney Houston gave what would be her final performance at a Hollywood nightclub, surrounded by friends and family.

The 48-year-old music legend was at the "Kelly Price & Friends Unplugged: For The Love Of R&B Grammy Party" at Tru Hollywood nightclub on Thursday, February 9. Kelly Price called Houston up on stage and the pair sang a duet of "Yes, Jesus Loves Me" before Houston blew kisses to the crowd and walked off stage.

"I invited a bunch of friends, Whitney Houston among them. ... All of my friends came out. They performed. They performed for free. It was an amazing night. My band was there. It ended up being an all-out jam session," Price told MTV News at a pre-Grammy brunch on Saturday morning. "I wasn't expecting Whitney to take the stage, but she came up. She got on the stage, and while I was talking to her, she grabbed the microphone and started singing. So that's kind of cool."

Houston arrived at the party in a Cadillac Escalade, two hours after it had begun, wearing a snug black cocktail dress.

Her daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown, 18, attended the party and walked the red carpet with her mother.

Inside the club, Houston was said to be in good spirits and danced from her spot in the club's VIP area, according to People magazine.


TOPICS: Chit/Chat; Education; Music/Entertainment
KEYWORDS: drugs; jesus; whitneyhouston

1 posted on 02/12/2012 1:17:07 PM PST by freedommom
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To: freedommom

Did she also perform, “But he’s pissed off at me snorting cocaine”, too?


2 posted on 02/12/2012 1:21:42 PM PST by MIchaelTArchangel (Romney ruined Massachusetts. Now he wants to ruin the nation.)
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To: freedommom

Crack is whack.


3 posted on 02/12/2012 1:23:12 PM PST by humblegunner
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To: freedommom
Inside the club, Houston was said to be in full of good spirits

There. Fixed it.


4 posted on 02/12/2012 1:27:06 PM PST by Lazlo in PA (Now living in a newly minted Red State.)
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To: freedommom

Only God could have given Whitney her amazing talent. And only God could turn the Grammys into a wake. (Instead of the festival of the ego it usually is.)


5 posted on 02/12/2012 1:27:58 PM PST by newheart (What this country needs is a good dose of bran. Attack Muffins Unite!)
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To: freedommom

Her 18yr old daughter was rushed to the hospital this morning


6 posted on 02/12/2012 1:36:47 PM PST by nuconvert ( Khomeini promised change too // Hail, Chairman O)
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To: freedommom

KFI AM says she walked into the party looking fine and well. But she was helped out, looking disheveled, with a bleeding leg, and scratched up arm. Last time she was seen in public. Found in the BH hotel bathtub yesterday.

And today he 18 year old daughter was taken out of the hotel on a stretcher to the hospital.


7 posted on 02/12/2012 1:40:35 PM PST by Yaelle (.Go Santorum!)
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To: freedommom

KFI AM says she walked into the party looking fine and well. But she was helped out, looking disheveled, with a bleeding leg, and scratched up arm. Last time she was seen in public. Found in the BH hotel bathtub yesterday.

And today he 18 year old daughter was taken out of the hotel on a stretcher to the hospital.


8 posted on 02/12/2012 1:41:31 PM PST by Yaelle (.Go Santorum!)
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To: nuconvert

Twice.

http://www.radaronline.com/exclusives/2012/02/whitney-houston-daughter-bobbi-kristina-hospitalized-twice-12-hours

Whitney Houston’s Daughter Bobbi Kristina Hospitalized TWICE In 12 Hours, Booze & Sedative Cocktail


9 posted on 02/12/2012 1:46:30 PM PST by maggief
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To: Yaelle
Looks to me like the garbage of society partied on?

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-2100026/Kim-Kardashian-Britney-Spears-party-Beverly-Hilton-Hotel-Whitney-Houston-died.html

10 posted on 02/12/2012 1:48:43 PM PST by angcat (NEW YORK YANKEES!)
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To: freedommom

When my grandmother was reaching the end of her life, had lost most of her faculties, was blind, had lost the ability to speak, she could still hum the alto to Jesus Loves Me, when my mother would play it on the piano.

It is said that Music is one of the last senses to go, and reverting to the first song that you ever learned is not surprising. Wasn’t Whitney Huston’s father a minister? I hear her last days were a blur of mental confusion, so....


11 posted on 02/12/2012 1:56:59 PM PST by Eva
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To: freedommom
The smokes did her in -

During rehearsal for a pre-Grammy event Thursday, Houston appeared disheveled, sweated profusely and her breath smelled of liquor and cigarettes, said a source who was present but not authorized to speak publicly.

http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_WHITNEY_HOUSTON_LAST_DAYS?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2012-02-12-16-26-52

12 posted on 02/12/2012 2:00:02 PM PST by Libloather (The epitome of civility.)
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To: Eva
That simple little song has helped me through some bad times.
I don't know if it is because our moms and dads took us to church and that song was sung so frequently, but I feel God's love when I sing that song.
I have worked with very young children in daycares most of my life and I sang that song pretty much every day to let them know of God's love.
What a gift that song was for us.
13 posted on 02/12/2012 2:12:01 PM PST by freedommom
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To: Eva
That simple little song has helped me through some bad times.
I don't know if it is because our moms and dads took us to church and that song was sung so frequently, but I feel God's love when I sing that song.
I have worked with very young children in daycares most of my life and I sang that song pretty much every day to let them know of God's love.
What a gift that song was for us.
14 posted on 02/12/2012 2:12:17 PM PST by freedommom
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To: Eva
That simple little song has helped me through some bad times.
I don't know if it is because our moms and dads took us to church and that song was sung so frequently, but I feel God's love when I sing that song.
I have worked with very young children in daycares most of my life and I sang that song pretty much every day to let them know of God's love.
What a gift that song was for us.
15 posted on 02/12/2012 2:12:26 PM PST by freedommom
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To: Eva
That simple little song has helped me through some bad times.
I don't know if it is because our moms and dads took us to church and that song was sung so frequently, but I feel God's love when I sing that song.
I have worked with very young children in daycares most of my life and I sang that song pretty much every day to let them know of God's love.
What a gift that song was for us.
16 posted on 02/12/2012 2:12:35 PM PST by freedommom
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To: humblegunner
Crack is whack.

I'm going to take a guess at what happened. Whitney realized she was 48, her singing career and entertainment was mostly behind her, the people who tolerated her diva episodes were becoming less tolerant. She was 48 with no husband, and the kind of exciting guys who were thrilled to date her when she was in her twenties and thirties lost interest in her forties. Her money was likely mostly pissed away, and she didn't see a future that seemed worth living.

17 posted on 02/12/2012 2:13:25 PM PST by PapaBear3625 (In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act. - George Orwell)
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To: humblegunner
Crack is whack.

I'm going to take a guess at what happened. Whitney realized she was 48, her singing career and entertainment was mostly behind her, the people who tolerated her diva episodes were becoming less tolerant. She was 48 with no husband, and the kind of exciting guys who were thrilled to date her when she was in her twenties and thirties lost interest in her forties. Her money was likely mostly pissed away, and she didn't see a future that seemed worth living.

18 posted on 02/12/2012 2:13:44 PM PST by PapaBear3625 (In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act. - George Orwell)
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To: Eva
When my grandmother was reaching the end of her life, had lost most of her faculties, was blind, had lost the ability to speak, she could still hum the alto to Jesus Loves Me, when my mother would play it on the piano.
It is said that Music is one of the last senses to go, and reverting to the first song that you ever learned is not surprising. Wasn’t Whitney Huston’s father a minister? I hear her last days were a blur of mental confusion, so....


The first song I learned was Jerry Lee Lewis "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On", so whoever shows up at my deathbed is in for a surprise.
19 posted on 02/12/2012 2:28:08 PM PST by mkjessup (Let's do to Mitt what his Irish Setter did to him while tied to the roof rack of his station wagon!)
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To: Libloather

My question - how much of Whitney’s drug and alcohol troubles began PRE-Bobbie-thug-Brown...?

It really is a crying shame that she fell so far... then died at a young age.


20 posted on 02/12/2012 2:32:56 PM PST by TheBattman (Isn't the lesser evil... still evil?)
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To: freedommom

In my grandmother’s case, the family were a very musical church family. Her grandfather and his wife (the choir director) gave vocal lessons from their home, her mother sang in the choir and around the house, all the time. So, “Jesus loves Me” was probably the first song that she learned.

As a matter of fact, my mother told me a story about myself, as a two year old at Bible School (I was there because my mother was teaching). They were going to have me sing a solo at the Bible school program because I knew all the words to Jesus Loves Me and “The BLELE” (B-I-B-L-E) and I used to belt out the words every day at Bible School. I got up on the stage by myself, though, and started to cry.


21 posted on 02/12/2012 3:14:24 PM PST by Eva
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To: freedommom
That simple little song has helped me through some bad times.
I don't know if it is because our moms and dads took us to church and that song was sung so frequently, but I feel God's love when I sing that song.
I have worked with very young children in daycares most of my life and I sang that song pretty much every day to let them know of God's love.
What a gift that song was for us.

"Jesus Loves Me" was one of the first hymns that I learned. Most of the words were written by Anna Warner, a New Yorker who wrote a handful of hymns, but William Bradbury, a heavyweight in the hymn-writing world composed the music and also wrote some of the words. Bradbury published it in his famous hymnal The Golden Shower (New York: Bigelow, 1862), which includes another of my favorite hymns, "My Latest Sun is Sinking Fast."

Bradbury had a hand in co-writing or publishing many of the famous hymns of the 1860's, including "He Leadeth Me" (1864), for which he wrote the music, and "Near the Cross" (1869), which appeared in his hymnal Bright Jewels (New York: Bigelow, 1869).

22 posted on 02/12/2012 3:17:26 PM PST by Fiji Hill
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To: Eva
It is said that Music is one of the last senses to go, and reverting to the first song that you ever learned is not surprising.

The first song that I learned was Them Bones, a hit from early 1947 for Waring's Pennsylvanians, who took a Delta Rhythm Boys spiritual and gave it the Spike Jones treatment.

23 posted on 02/12/2012 3:30:25 PM PST by Fiji Hill
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To: TheBattman

48 isn’t all that young for a crackhead.


24 posted on 02/12/2012 4:05:30 PM PST by mamelukesabre
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To: maggief

Sure, the pills were given to the daughter to calm her down on top of the alcohol so it wasn’t her fault she ended up in the hospital TWICE. Sure, just like the photos taken of her snorting coke wasn’t really what it looked like either. It’s amazing how “troubled” these celebs become when they get fame. Drugs, sex, and outrageous disgusting behavior. No thanks. I’ll keep my boring little normal life far far away from the limelight.


25 posted on 02/12/2012 4:15:09 PM PST by bgill (Romney & Obama are both ineligible. A non-NBC GOP prez shuts down all ?s on Obama's admin)
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To: Lazlo in PA
That's not Whitney Houston! Whitney is (was) white.


26 posted on 02/12/2012 4:23:17 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: Lazlo in PA

There’s a sequence of pictures from her exiting the event and flipping through them quickly you can see what looks very much like her cussing someone.


27 posted on 02/12/2012 4:56:05 PM PST by bgill (Romney & Obama are both ineligible. A non-NBC GOP prez shuts down all ?s on Obama's admin)
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To: freedommom

Hank Williams Jr and Elvis sang gospel songs, too.


28 posted on 02/12/2012 4:58:07 PM PST by dfwgator (Don't wake up in a roadside ditch. Get rid of Romney.)
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To: TheBattman
My question - how much of Whitney’s drug and alcohol troubles began PRE-Bobbie-thug-Brown...?

I've heard that she was on drugs even before she was famous.

29 posted on 02/12/2012 4:59:13 PM PST by dfwgator (Don't wake up in a roadside ditch. Get rid of Romney.)
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To: dfwgator
Hank Williams Jr and Elvis sang gospel songs, too.

Whoops, that should have been Hank Williams, Sr.

30 posted on 02/12/2012 5:03:52 PM PST by dfwgator (Don't wake up in a roadside ditch. Get rid of Romney.)
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To: mkjessup

That’ll be a great photo op! I’d love to see your loved one’s faces when you start singing rock-and-roll before you take your last breath!


31 posted on 02/12/2012 6:56:02 PM PST by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (Future Meteorologist.)
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To: freedommom

The way she behaved before she died suggests that she was high and/or drunk. I’m obviously not an M.E.,coroner or Toxicologist but something is not right. Sober people do not behave in a bizarre manner.

It’s really sad. I just hope her daughter stays the hell away from drugs and leads a healthy life.

It just proves that life is fragile,no matter who you are.


32 posted on 02/12/2012 7:01:59 PM PST by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (Future Meteorologist.)
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To: POWERSBOOTHEFAN

If I have a funeral when I pass away I’d like them to play the Doobie Brothers “Drift Away”...that’d be perfect.


33 posted on 02/12/2012 7:05:37 PM PST by AnTiw1 (I lived through a mormon hell, I will not live in a country with a mormon president.)
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To: angcat

Let the dead bury their dead.


34 posted on 02/12/2012 7:19:24 PM PST by Delta 21 (Make your choice ! There are NO civilians.)
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To: freedommom

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_abxJNPzZZY


35 posted on 02/12/2012 7:29:23 PM PST by cynwoody
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To: AnTiw1

Doobie Brothers? I didn’t know they recorded that song,unless it’s a remake.


36 posted on 02/12/2012 7:34:04 PM PST by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (Future Meteorologist.)
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To: POWERSBOOTHEFAN

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9p88Rh3C_rQ


37 posted on 02/12/2012 7:40:35 PM PST by AnTiw1 (I lived through a mormon hell, I will not live in a country with a mormon president.)
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To: Fiji Hill

Yeah, I knew that song too, but not when I was two years old. Jesus Loves Me was probably the first song that I learned, followed by The B-I-B-L-E. . My family was full of Sunday school teachers and choir directors.


38 posted on 02/12/2012 9:05:52 PM PST by Eva
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To: AnTiw1

I’d want to have some Rufus and Chaka Khan playing.

Too bad I’d be dead...


39 posted on 02/12/2012 9:31:14 PM PST by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (Future Meteorologist.)
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To: Eva
My father was a choir director at several churches, and my mother sang in the Chorus Choir of the Old Fashioned Revival Hour, a Sunday afternoon religious broadcast that originated at the Long Beach Municipal Auditorium in Long Beach, Calif.--incidentally, it was at the western terminus of US Highway 6, which starts in Provincetown, Mass. Millions of people heard her voice, and you can still hear her at the Old Fashioned Revival Hour website.

When I was about 4, she was with some choir members in our living room, and they made a tape recording of Haldor Lillenas's 1922 hymn "Jesus Will Walk With Me." I became curious as to who this Jesus was who was going to walk with my mother. Later, she told me about Jesus and taught me "Jesus Loves Me."

In 1956, I heard my father play a tape recording of a choir singing a catchy tune which stuck in my mind for the next six decades. I never heard it again until 2006, when I obtained one of my mother's Old Fashioned Revival Hour hymnbooks. The sheet music of an old Methodist hymn entitled "Sound the Battle Cry" seemed to match the melody that had been stuck in my head so long. I surfed over to the old Cyber Hymnal site, and sure enough, that was it--I had recalled the melody note for note.

40 posted on 02/12/2012 9:39:32 PM PST by Fiji Hill
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To: maggief

The saying “the apple doesn’t fall from the tree” comes to mind

Mom and Dad both crackheads


41 posted on 02/12/2012 9:40:25 PM PST by StPaulRevert (Go Newt!!! 2012 The battle for America's Souls)
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To: POWERSBOOTHEFAN
I’d want to have some Rufus and Chaka Khan playing. Too bad I’d be dead...

I think this one would be appropriate, don't you?

Rufus & Chaka Khan "Pack'd My Bags"

42 posted on 02/12/2012 10:35:18 PM PST by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: POWERSBOOTHEFAN

Lawyer Offering Bobbi Kristina Brown Secret Drug Video For Sale

http://www.judiciaryreport.com/lawyer_offering_bobbi_kristina_brown_secret_drug_video_for_sale.htm


43 posted on 02/12/2012 11:47:57 PM PST by kcvl
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To: freedommom

44 posted on 02/13/2012 12:10:05 AM PST by kcvl
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To: kcvl

So what is the ‘story’ about Mitt’s wife cheating scandal!?


45 posted on 02/13/2012 12:14:33 AM PST by Just mythoughts (Luke 17:32 Remember Lot's wife.)
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Maybe it’s just me, but she was a beauty with a great gift whose life happened to end tragically.

Judge ye not lest ye be judged.

RIP Whitney, and prayers for her daughter, and the family.

(I am ashamed to see some of the comments on this thread.)


46 posted on 02/13/2012 12:29:26 AM PST by dixiechick2000 (This hobbit is looking for her pitchfork...God help the GOP if I find it.)
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To: Delta 21
How vile are these Hollyweird people. Phonies her dead body is 4 floors up and they are parting. Kinda gruesome is you ask me. They should have called the whole sharde off if Whitney's death was such a tragedy as the media leads us to believe.
47 posted on 02/13/2012 5:01:40 AM PST by angcat (NEW YORK YANKEES!)
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To: Just mythoughts

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: MITT ROMNEY LOVE TRIANGLE SHOCKER!

February 13, 2012

by ALEXANDER HITCHEN. NATIONAL ENQUIRER

Presidential candi­date MITT ROMNEY has been rocked by a shock­ing “cheating” scandal involving his beloved wife ANN.

In an election year marked by horrendous mud-slinging, a just-published book dropped a bombshell directly on the Repub­lican front-runner and his wife of 42 years.

After agreeing to marry Mitt, Ann, 62, two-timed him while in college – dating Brigham Young University basketball star Kim Cameron, according to the book, “The Real Romney.”

Mitt, 64, had known Ann since they were in grade school, and during their high school prom, Mitt proposed and she ac­cepted. But then Mitt went to France as a Mormon missionary to fulfill his church duties, and Ann plunged into a new romance with Cam­eron. When Mitt got the news, he was devastated, according to the book’s au­thors Michael Kranish and Scott Helman, both “Boston Globe” report­ers.

In a sensational new development, The ENQUIRER tracked down Cameron, and he revealed that Ann – the girl he hoped to marry – never told him she had previously promised to spend her life with Mitt.

“When I started dating Ann, she never mentioned anything about a pact with Mitt that they were going to get married,” Cam­eron told The ENQUIRER in an exclusive interview from Ann Arbor, Mich.

“If Mitt had not come back to college, Ann and Imay well have married. But when he returned, I knew that she would end up with him.”

Ann’s two-timing puts her “in the middle of a ‘cheating’ scandal,” a top political source told The ENQUIRER. “While this happened long ago, it still be­comes an issue for a candidate running for the White House. Because Mitt has made an issue of the solidness of his marriage, any informa­tion that shows Ann ‘cheated’ could be used by his political enemies.”

Ann’s old college roommate Cindy Davies, who later be­came her sister-in-law, says in the book that she believed Ann was going to marry Cameron. And in the fall of 1968, Ann wrote to Mitt in France to tell him she had been dating Cameron. “Mitt became really, really distraught,” fellow missionary Dane Mc­Bride told the “Real Romney” authors.

Mitt began sending a stream of love letters to Ann, and Dane said: “It was the only time I’ve ever seen him where he couldn’t focus on anything else. He was just kind of worthless.”

The political source added that Mitt “was destroyed emotionally when Ann fell in love with another man – after all, Mitt fell in love with her when she was a 16-year-old girl.”

With steely determination, Mitt kept writing Ann from France, and his love letters finally convinced her to come back to him. She was waiting with his family at the airport when he returned to Amer­ica. They married on March 21, 1969, and raised five sons together.

Meanwhile, Cameron went on to be­come a management professor, marry another BYU student and have seven children with her.

He told The ENQUIRER: “I’m a very lucky man.”

http://www.nationalenquirer.com/


48 posted on 02/13/2012 10:38:58 AM PST by kcvl
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To: kcvl
Well I cannot say this is ‘big’ news. I cannot help but wonder if this would have been the front page ‘news’ had not the death of Whitney Houston occurred? All it tells me is that liberals are planning on cleaning Romney's 1% clock. They really cannot make much noise reliving IMPEACHMENT days. There is no need for the young voters to discover the criminal acts of the liberals gutter snipe Clinton.

Thanks for digging this out. NQ just is not on my typical source for news, and I did not realize one could read online their scoops. But after Edwards, one never knows what one will find out from the back alley.

49 posted on 02/13/2012 11:32:57 AM PST by Just mythoughts (Luke 17:32 Remember Lot's wife.)
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