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Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Look back at the real Amy Winehouse at London museum

The Amy Winehouse exhibit includes a trove of items from the singer's London childhood, her stage-school years and her short but stratospheric career in music _ from her first guitar to a posthumous Grammy Award. By the time she died in 2011 at the age of 27, Winehouse was a star, a larger-than-life figure whose battles with drugs and alcohol, splashed across front pages around world, sometimes seemed to overshadow her talent.