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Otis 'Damon' Harris, Temptations singer and Baltimore native, dead at 62
Otis 'Damon' Harris, Temptations singer and Baltimore native, dead at 62

Baltimore native Otis "Damon" Harris, a one-time member of the legendary Motown act The Temptations, died on Monday after losing a 14-year-long battle to prostate cancer, according to family spokesman Chuck Woodson. Harris was 62. Harris, a resident of Owings Mills, died at the Joseph Richey Hospice in Seton Hill. Woodson said he was in remission until three years ago. The cancer had "gotten pretty bad" by the end of last summer, Woodson said, leaving Harris in the hospital from November until last week, when he was transferred to the hospice. In 1971, Harris auditioned for The Temptations at the age of 21, more than a decade younger than the other members. He was...

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