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Aretha Franklin, a ‘diva to the end,’ goes out in style at public viewing

Aretha Franklin’s gold casket arrives at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History in Detroit on Tuesday.

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People wait to pay their final respects to Aretha Franklin.

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Aretha Franklin’s casket was carried by a Cadillac LaSalle hearse.

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One fan is overcome.

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The singing legend’s open casket.

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Capturing the moment.

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Mourners wait for the public viewing.

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Two women view the open casket.

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