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Prince remembered: Celebs and fans remember the singer on the anniversary of his death


Fans and celebs are taking a moment to remember Prince on the anniversary of his death. The singer died last year from an opioid overdose.

To mark the anniversary, the AJC talked with a few Atlanta fans about their favorite Prince memories and what this day means to them. The nearly 40-minute conversation was emotional at times, but it also offered a glimpse into why the singer's fans have such a strong connection to him.

Watch the conversation below:

Here are some tributes from celebrities and fans on social media:

 


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Jewel Wicker is an Atlanta native, Georgia State University graduate and entertainment reporter. She typically covers local events.