You can tell yourself that it wasn’t supposed to be this way.

That two of Eddie Levert’s sons — the boys who followed him into the music business and who hit the big time themselves — shouldn’t have died. That this R&B superstar shouldn’t have had to live the parent’s nightmare of burying a child, only to relive it 16 months later. That he shouldn’t have had to spend another Father’s Day without Gerald and Sean.

You can tell yourself it wasn’t supposed to be this way. But Levert refuses to play that game.

Eddie Levert, R&B veteran and father of our Artist Of The Month Gerald Levert talks about life after losing his sons Gerald and Sean and how he finds the strength to carry on with his life and his career.

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Author: John Sodor, The Plain Dealer