Aretha Franklin had a very Interesting Life...

The Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin had a very interesting life, the kind you see in a dramatic movie. Did you know that she was a mother at the age of 13 and married to a pimp by 19? Read more at

She overcame all of that to become one of the greatest singers and voices of our time.

Freedom Awards Ceremony - November 9, 2005 UNITED STATES - NOVEMBER 09: Aretha L. Franklin and President George W. Bush at the Freedom Awards Ceremony at the White House in Washington D.C. on November 9, 2005. (Photo by Douglas A. Sonders/Getty Images)

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