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Aretha Franklin to Join President Obama at Labor Day Event

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President Obama and Aretha Franklin will ring in this weekend's labor day with a special celebration in Detroit.

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President Obama will speak and Aretha Franklin will sing various hits on Monday.

Franklin -- who once serenaded the President with "Let Freedom Ring" at his Jan. 2009 inauguration -- will act as the royal warm-up for the day's festivities.

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The event will be held at General Motor’s parking lot and is free and open to the public.