Aretha Franklin became a mother at age twelve

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[Aretha] Franklin [25 March 1942 - 16 August 2018] was the mother of four sons. She first became pregnant at the age of 12 and gave birth to her first child, named Clarence after her father, on January 28, 1955. According to the news site Inquisitr, "The father of the child was Donald Burk, a boy she knew from school." On January 22, 1957, then aged 14, Franklin had a second child, named Edward after his father Edward Jordan. Franklin did not like to discuss her early pregnancies with interviewers.

source: 'Aretha Franklin';; Wikipedia; Copied from Wikipedia: 17 August 2018