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EXCLUSIVE: Emeli Sande on Her Childhood, Using Music As An Outlet

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ESSENCE Festival performer Emeli Sande in concert at Aberdeen Music Hall in Scotland.
ESSENCE Festival performer Emeli Sande in concert at Aberdeen Music Hall in Scotland.
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ESSENCE Festival headliner Emeli Sande sat down with ESSENCE.com to discuss how she's managed to make her childhood dream a reality and shared a few interesting details about how she's learned to embrace being loud, despite growing up shy.

"It's really a dream come true," say's Sande. "I was really quiet as a kid and music was the one place I could be loud.

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