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Brenda Russell

Brenda Russell

American singer-songwriter
1980s R&B hitmaker who also penned tunes for everyone from Donna Summer to Aretha Franklin.
BornApril 8, 1949
HometownNew York City, New York (state), United States
ChildrenLindsay Walker
ParentsGus Gordon, Nancy Cinnamon Sharpe
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Bear Hops Fence in North Carolina Neighborhood

A bear checking out yards around Fayetteville, North Carolina, was recorded hopping a fence late at night on May 8, before disappearing into the distance, security footage shows.Footage recorded off Hermel and Brenda Gordon’s Blink camera shows the bear moseying through their yard before hoisting itself over a fence in one quick motion.“This bear was spotted on our security camera at 12:18 am on May 8, 2023. It must have jumped over my neighbor’s fence behind us or next door,” Hermel told Storyful. “It’s scary because we did not know bears are living in our residential neighborhood."The couple told Storyful they made contact with the North Carolina Wildlife Resource Commission for guidance.“An encounter with a bear can be a frightening experience,” Hermel said. Credit: Hermel and Brenda Gordon via Storyful
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Albums

Get Here
Get Here
1988
Two Eyes
Two Eyes
1983
Brenda Russell
Brenda Russell
1979
Between the Sun and the Moon
Between the Sun and the Moon
2004
Ultimate Collection
Ultimate Collection
2001
Paris Rain
Paris Rain
2000
Soul Talkin'
Soul Talkin'
1993
Greatest Hits
Greatest Hits
1992
Kiss Me with the Wind
Kiss Me with the Wind
1991
Love Life
Love Life
1981
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