A woman mourns outside the home of British musician George Michael in London on Tuesday. Michael died on Christmas Day. He was 53.
A woman mourns outside the home of British musician George Michael in London on Tuesday. Michael died on Christmas Day. He was 53. Frank Augstein AP
A woman mourns outside the home of British musician George Michael in London on Tuesday. Michael died on Christmas Day. He was 53. Frank Augstein AP

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