Bobbi Kristina Brown's Life in Pictures

ESSENCE remembers Bobbi Kristina Brown, the daughter of late singer Whitney Houston, in a collection of archived photos from her childhood and beyond. Rest in peace, Bobbi Kristina.

Whitney Gaspard Jul, 26, 2015

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Baby Bobbi Kristina was born a cutie pie on March 4, 1993, and her superstar parents couldn’t wait to show her off.

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The only child of the couple, Bobbi Kristina was often found right beside her parents. Here the threesome was pictured together at the 4th annual International Achievement in Arts Awards in 1998.

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Affectionately called "Krissi" by her family, Bobbi Kristina was loved and cherished by her grandmother Cissy Houston. Here they are pictured together backstage during the show 'This Is My Song' at Madison Square Garden Theater.

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A shy and adorable Bobbi Kristina joins mom Whitney Houston at the Oscars in 1999.

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Bobbi helps mom sing her signature songs in New York in 1999.

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Bobbi has always been surrounded by the famous friends of her parents. Here, she checks out the scene at the 2nd birthday party for Kimora Lee Simmons’s daughter Ming Lee in 2002.

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Strong family ties run in the Houston family, as Bobbi watches her mom speak at the first BET Awards in 2001, along with Whitney’s mom, Cissy Houston, Christina Aguilera, Luther Vandross and Mary J. Blige.

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Bobbi enjoys a visit to Jerusalem with her parents in 2003.

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The family takes a break from award shows and concerts so Bobbi Kristina can check out “The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement” premiere in 2004.

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The family attends the premiere of “Being Bobby Brown” in 2005. Their hit reality show gave a personal look at Bobby, Whitney and Bobbi’s private lives.

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From crowds of adoring fans to stints in rehab, Bobbi Kristina has been right by her mother’s side.

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Although Whitney and Bobby Brown were divorced in 2007, Bobbi’s dad still made sure they had some quality father-daughter time. Here, the two hit the mall.

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Whitney Houston sticks close to her daughter’s side at all times. Here, she brings Bobbi Kristina on tour with her to promote her new record.

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Bobbi Kristina doesn’t seem to be fazed by the grueling schedule of her mother’s tour. Here, the two ladies arrive at LAX on November 19.

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As Whitney Houston worked toward her much anticipated come back in 2009, Bobbi Kristina was always by her side. Here the mother daughter duo were spotted together at the American Music Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles, California.

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An aspiring singer, Bobbi Kristina would often join her mother onstage during a performance, like this one on 'Good Morning America' in 2009.

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Bobbi Kristina was 18 years old when Whitney Houston was found dead in a Beverly Hills Hotel. Shocked by the news, Bobbi Kristina was admitted to the Cedar Sinai Medical Center for stress and anxiety.

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Family, friends and even fans of the great singer worried how Bobbi Kristina would cope after the untimely death of her mother.  Allegations that Bobbi Kristina had turned to illegal substances and alcohol to deal with the death of Whitney  began to surface. "I worry about her in the sense that she lost her mom," said her aunt Pat in an interview with "There’s no privacy for her...I have to be there for her because I know that’s what her mother would want me to do."

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Determined to dispell rumors and speculation about her behavior and emotional state, the Houston family debuted a reality show called 'The Houstons: On Our Own'. In the show, the world got to see firsthand Bobbi Kristina's relationship with her family and also revealed what appeared to be an escalating drinking problem for the then-18-year-old.

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In 2012 fans were surprised to learn of Bobbi Kristina's relationship with her close friend Nick Gordon, who until then was believed to have been like an "adopted brother." Eight months after the passing of Whitney Houston, Bobbi Kristina announced her engagement to Gordon on her reality TV show, The Houstons: On Our Own. Here the couple are pictured together at the premiere party of the show in New York City.

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After vehemently denying rumors that Gordon was her adopted brother, Bobbi Kristina opened up publicly about their relationship and in early 2014 the duo were believed to have secretly married. The announcement caused quite a riff between Bobbi Kristina and her aunt Pat, who filed a restraining order against Gordon in April. After Bobbi Kristina was found unresponsive her family announced that she and Gordon were never legally married.

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The couple moved to Atlanta where trouble seemed to follow. In 2013, the two were evicted from their apartment after receiving several noise compliants for neighbors. And an unfortunate series of car accidents had family and friends concerned about the stability of Bobbi Kristina's new life.

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In July 2014, a picture was posted to her Instagram account showing Bobbi Kristina using illicit drugs. Although admitting to using drugs in the past, she denied that it was ongoing. However, Bobbi Kristina's appearance concerned family and friends, who took note of her extreme weight loss. Bobbi attributed her weight loss to a fast metabolism, but skeptics believed an ongoing battle with substances was to blame.

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On Saturday, January 31, 2015, 21-year-old Bobbi Kristina was found unconscious in the bathtub of her Georgia home. She was rushed to the hospital where she was put in a medically induced coma and never fully regained conciousness. She was later moved to a longterm care facilty but died on July 26, 2015. The tragic death of Bobbi Kristina is all too familiar for fans of late singer Whitney Houston who also experienced an untimely death. We remember Bobbi Kristina Brown, who is survived by her father Bobby Brown, aunt Pat Houston and grandmother Cissy Houston.

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