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

Aretha Franklin viewing

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

 (Kimberly P. Mitchell / Detroit Free Press)
Aretha Franklin viewing

People wait to pay their final respects to Aretha Franklin.

 (Paul Sancya / Associated Press)
Aretha Franklin viewing

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

 (Tanya Moutzalias / Ann Arbor News)
Aretha Franklin viewing

One fan is overcome.

 (Paul Sancya / Associated Press)
Aretha Franklin viewing

The singing legend’s open casket.

 (Paul Sancya / Associated Press)
Aretha Franklin viewing

Capturing the moment.

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Aretha Franklin viewing

Mourners wait for the public viewing.

 (Paul Sancya / Associated Press)
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Two women view the open casket.

 (Paul Sancya / Associated Press)
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