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photo via Wikimedia CommonsFantasia, in happier times.Poor Fantasia. The erstwhile American Idol champion won fans and hearts on season three of that show with her squeaky, unusual voice and around-the-way appeal. Still, she was relatively public with her personal struggles, and then commerc ... More >>
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