A group of 75 people in Detroit gathered at a church Wednesday morning to pray for Aretha Franklin’s health. The service was at New Bethel Baptist Church. The church was founded by Franklin’s father, Reverend C.L. Franklin in 1932.
Ministers from several local churches took over the pulpit to pray, speak and sing as they celebrated Ms. Franklin and hoped for her recovery from illness. Franklin’s executive assistant told reporters that the singer had donated a considerable amount of money to the church and surrounding community over the years.
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