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Church in South End recalls Donna Summer

Star’s voice once rang out in choir at Grant AME

It has been years since her voice filled the vaulted sanctuary at Grant AME Church in the South End, but Donna Summer’s name still rang out Sunday for many in the congregation who remembered her as “Sister Summer.’’

From the pulpit and in the pews, Summer was remembered as a kind woman whose fame never clouded her memory of the church.

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