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Irene Cara Attends An Event

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Prayers are in order as sad news has been reported that the legendary, Bronx, New York native, Irene Carahas passed away at the age of 63 year old.

According to a report the Oscar and Grammy Award winning actress/singer, Irene Cara, best known for her role in ‘Fame’ the movie and her iconic Oscar for Best Original Song for “What a Feeling” passed away in her Florida home Friday, according to her rep. Details surrounding her death were not disclosed.

“It is with profound sadness that on behalf of her family I announce the passing of Irene Cara. Irene’s family has requested privacy as they process their grief. She was a beautifully gifted soul whose legacy will live forever through her music and films.”

We will be keeping the family, friends and colleagues of Irene Cara uplifted in our prayers.

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