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Whitney Houston's Funeral Will Be Streamed Online

Service will be documented by a single camera

February 16, 2012 8:40 AM ET
Memorials for Whitney Houston are placed outside the New Hope Baptist Church.
Memorials for Whitney Houston are placed outside the New Hope Baptist Church.
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Whitney Houston's funeral service will be streamed online this weekend. A single video camera will be placed in the New Hope Baptist Church in the singer's hometown of Newark, New Jersey, and the footage will be made available to media outlets through the Associated Press.

The funeral, which will be held on Saturday at noon, is expected to last about 90 minutes. Marvin Winans, the gospel singer and pastor who married Houston and Bobby Brown in 1992, will deliver the eulogy. After the service, Houston will be buried at the Fair View Cemetery in Westfield, New Jersey, where her father was buried in 2003.

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