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Los Angeles Times

Vandross wake

Vandross wakeThe casket of singer Luther Vandross is surrounded by flowers as public viewing get under way at his wake on July 6 in New York. Vandross, who added four Grammys to his collection of awards in 2004, died July 1. A hospital statement said Vandross never really recovered from a stroke he suffered two years ago. He was 54.AP/Bebeto Matthews