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Remembering Mexican-American singer Jenni Rivera

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A fan of Jenny Rivera lights a candle at the Basilica of Guadalupe in the city of Monterrey, Mexico, Monday Dec. 10, 2012. U.S. authorities confirmed Monday that Rivera, a U.S.-born singer whose soulful voice and openness about her personal troubles made her a Mexican-American superstar, was killed in a plane crash early Sunday in northern Mexico. Read the full story.

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Evelyn Renteria attends a candlelight vigil for singer Jenni Rivera on Monday night

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Fans mourn the death of Jenni Rivera at a candlelight vigil in Long Beach, California.

The singer beloved by millions of fans died in a plane crash Sunday while heading to Toluca, Mexico. NBC's Kerry Sanders reports.

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