American / Queen Soul

Aretha helped define the American experience. In her voice, we could feel our history, all of it and in every shade—our power and our pain, our darkness and our light, our quest for redemption and our hard-won respect. May the Queen of Soul rest in eternal peace.

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Does PM Modi realise that lying about how "well" India is performing doesn't automatically make India perform well - he would actually need to do some work for that to happen. #अब_बस_करो_मोदी

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