From her '80s chart reign to disturbing TV moments to ever-present hopes for a comeback to the shocking news of her death before the 2012 Grammys: a life in review
A demure, introspective Houston gives a heart-breaking interview to Oprah Winfrey on the season premiere of her show. Houston admits: ''At that time in my life , I was going through such trauma.... I thought that was enough for me. I had the money. I had the cars. I had the house. Had the husband. Had the kid. And none of it was really that fulfilling. For a time, I was happy. I was happy, but I needed that joy. I needed my joy back. I needed that peace that passes all understanding.''
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