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R. Kelly case poses challenge: Separating artist from anthem

The dilemma of separating the sides of R. Kelly, who faces 10 counts of aggravated sexual abuse, now confronts millions who listen to or perform his music



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En esta foto del 17 de noviembre del 2015, el cantante R. Kelly interpreta el himno nacional antes de un partido de la NBA entre los Nets de Brooklyn y los Hawks de Atlanta en Nueva York. (AP Foto/Frank Franklin II, Archivo)
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