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WATCH: Hundreds line up for Aretha Franklin visitation in Detroit

Public viewing held at Charles H. Wright Museum

A view of the Charles H. Wright Museum for African American History in Detroit during a public visitation for Aretha Franklin on Aug. 28, 2018. (WDIV)

DETROIT – Hundreds of people lined up Tuesday morning for Aretha Franklin's public viewing at the Charles H. Wright Museum for African American History. 

Franklin's body will lie in repose at the museum both Tuesday and Wednesday. The viewing will be open to the public both days from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. 

Video above shows the line of fans around the the block. 

The funeral home announced there will be an additional day of viewing Aug. 30 from noon to 4 p.m. at New Bethel Baptist Church. Where: 8430 Linwood St, Detroit, MI 48206. 

The funeral will be held Friday, Aug. 31 at Greater Grace Temple in Detroit and will only be for close family and friends.

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