Memorial Service Honors Etta James as Triumphant Trailblazer

Hundreds of family, friends and fans attended a memorial service dedicated to Etta James.

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He said James’ fame and influence would have been unthinkable to a woman with James’ background — growing up in a broken home during segregation and at times battling her own demons.

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