BALTIMORE (WJZ)—As Whitney Houston is remembered all over the world, one of her high school classmates — who lives right here in Baltimore– opens up to WJZ.

Dr. Maria Pane practices at the Greater Baltimore Medical Center.

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She spoke with WJZ about what it was like to go to school with Houston.

They both went to an all-girls Catholic high school in New Jersey.

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Dr. Pane remembers Houston fondly. She said Houston was one of the most popular girls in school and she was friends with everyone.

They graduated together in 1981.

And at Sunday night’s Grammy awards, Jennifer Hudson performed “I Will Always Love You” in a special tribute to Whitney Houston.

Bigad Shaban reports for WJZ on how Houston’s shocking death impacted music’s biggest night.

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