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Ms. Simone's Daughter Speaks

Naima Valier
Atlanta, GA

Aug 17, 2012 — Below is a letter Ms. Simone's daughter wrote and posted on the Nina Simone Facebook page.

Greetings Nina Simone Lovers, Simone here.

I have read many of the comments am happy you all took the time to share your thoughts and feelings.

Here's mine:

When the announcement initially hit the press with MJ Blige cast as Nina (about 6 yrs ago) I heard it along with everyone else. The story was written as a love story between my mother and her former nurse, Clifton Henderson and primarily takes place during the last 8 years of her life.

Please note, this project is unauthorized. The Nina Simone Estate was never asked permission nor invited to participate.

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