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Aretha Franklin left behind an $80 million fortune — Why Cash was King for The Queen of Soul

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Aretha Franklin,  the “Queen of Soul,” left behind an $80 million fortune when she died on Thursday at age 76, according to Celebrity Net Worth. Franklin, known for hits including “Respect” and “(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman,” had an unusual policy when it came to her money: she often demanded to be paid in cash, as…

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