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The Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin is featured in July/August issue of AARP Talks About….

 width=The is featured in July/August issue of AARP The Magazine discussing her 38th album release and phenomenal .   Would you be interested in running any of her quotes from the interview

On her surgery

“I definitely did not have gastric bypass, and would not.   The weight loss was gradual; I go to the health spa and eat more whole foods.”

 

On her proudest career moment

“My happiest moments were singing with my family (sisters Carolyn and Erma and cousin Brenda). Following that would be the Grammy Legend and Lifetime Achievement awards, National Medal of the Arts, and the Congressional Medal. And singing the national anthem for President Obama.”

 

On her plans to retire

“Always semiretire, never retire.   Who wants to just sit somewhere?   I’m a people person.   And I love performing.   It’s the way it is and the way it’s going to be.”

 

On the best part of growing older

“I couldn’t tell you ““ I don’t ever think about it.   I’m very young at heart”

 

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