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Long Beach dedicates park to Jenni Rivera, a singer and an inspiration

Long Beach dedicates park to Jenni Rivera, a singer and an inspiration

The late Mexican American superstar Jenni Rivera was something to everyone: the diva de la banda to her fans, the "Diana Ross of Mexican music" to one music executive, and a loving, hard-working mother to her family. Rivera served as an inspiration to struggling mothers and victims of domestic violence, and was a humble donor to the needy. On Thursday — what would have been her 46th birthday — Long Beach city officials honored the singer's legacy by bestowing her name on a park in her hometown. "There's a lot of love for this woman," Mayor Robert Garcia said. "She was a Long Beach legend." Rivera and six others were killed in a...

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