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Parkland's Deborah Cox makes Whitney Houston role her own in 'The Bodyguard'

Parkland's Deborah Cox makes Whitney Houston role her own in 'The Bodyguard'

Deborah Cox needed to take a little time away from her starring role in the national tour of “The Bodyguard” following the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.

“Yeah, it hit me pretty hard,” says Cox, who lives in Parkland. “It was just so close to home.”

But the R&B and pop star is back at the helm of the stage musical based on the 1992 Whitney Houston-Kevin Costner movie, and Cox will be center stage during the show’s two runs in South Florida, April 3-8 at Miami’s Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts and April 10-15 at West Palm Beach’s...

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