The definitive account of Whitney Houston’s astonishing life, ground-breaking profession, and tragic demise — full with never-before-seen images — from the one one who really is aware of the story behind the headlines: her mom, Cissy Houston. Cissy has stated little publicly about Whitney’s heart-breaking demise. Now, for the primary time, she opens up and shares the unbelievable story of her daughter’s life, in addition to her personal, and addresses Whitney’s brightest and darkest moments. A legendary Grammy Award–profitable gospel singer in her personal proper, Cissy Houston exhibits how the teachings from her personal musical journey helped to form Whitney’s profession — from instructing Whitney to make use of her voice, to retaining her level-headed all through her meteoric rise to fame. With candor and respect, she units the file straight about Whitney, exploring each her turbulent marriage and her misunderstood struggles with drug abuse. Cissy goes behind the tabloid headlines to indicate followers around the globe the true, human facet of a powerful, profitable — but flawed — musical icon who died a lot too younger.