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Walter Hawkins, Grammy-winning gospel singer, dies at 61

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Gospel singer-composer and pastor Walter Hawkins died in his California home on Sunday after a battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 61. Hawkins won a Grammy Award in 1980 for his album The Lord’s Prayer. His last album was 2005’s A Song In My Heart, and he was planning a new Love Alive CD concert recording for this fall, according to the AP.

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