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New Edition: Boyz To Men

Lucy O'Brien, Q, October 1996

A decade ago, New Edition were teenage, wildly successful and far from rich. The split, Bobby Brown married Whitney and checked into the Betty Ford Center, "for his mind". Now they've re-formed if not reformed: "You don't mess with the street," a looming bodyguard tells a terrified Lucy O'Brien

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