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< her choir, the Metropolitan Singers
in Southfield. Everyone wrote a letter
and read it; one woman sang a song, one
friend made a scrapbook, someone else
did a poem. My mom was laughing and
crying the whole time — she kept saying
it was one of the best days of her life."
"It's like a living memorial," Marsha
added. "Often when people say things
like this, unfortunately, it's usually at
someone's funeral. So it's just nice to
hear people say these wonderful things
about you and recognize your qualities.
I felt so good and so loved."
Julie Bass, 37, of West Bloomfield put a
different spin on the Legends Luncheon
idea, honoring her younger sister, Kim
Rott Burns, 35, of Huntington Woods.
During a March 26 cocktail and des-
sert party held at Syd & Samz in Royal
Oak, the children's clothing store Burns
owns, the group — including the sisters'
husbands and father, Elliot Rott of Oak
Park — sat around a table lined with
flowers and candles, enjoying martinis
and sweet treats while they shared warm
sentiments about Burns, a mother of 10-