The Death Of An Icon: Whitney Elizabeth Houston

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The Death of an Icon Shareen E Williams COM/156 Diane Moore The Death of an Icon On August 9, 1963 in East Orange New Jersey, Whitney Elizabeth Houston also known as Nippy to her family and close friends was the second child born to Cissy Houston who would write these words in her daughters obituary "I never told you that when you were born, the Holy Spirit told me that you would not be with me long," Cissy Houston wrote in the program. "And I thank God for the beautiful flower he allowed me to raise and cherish for 48 years." BOYD, H. (2012, February 23). RIP Whitney. (Cover story). New York Amsterdam News. p. 39…show more content…
Other drugs, including marijuana, Xanax, Flexeril and Benadryl were also identified, but did not contribute to Houston’s death” The Cause of her death was related to a bad heart and chronic cocaine abuse would more than likely was the cause for Houston to Become submerged in the bath water. Upon having her heart Attack Whitney Houston Fell into the bathtub the assistant coroner verified this Information in his report, listing Water in her lungs. When we look back on it can we see moments that showed us that This would be the way she would die so tragically. There have been several instances Throughout her illustrious career that there was warning signs. In an interview with Diane Sawyer in 2002 Whitney Houston stated “First of all, let's get one thing

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