Helen Reddy, Singer, Feminist Icon, Dies At 78

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Helen Reddy, Singer, Feminist Icon, Dies At 78
Her children confirmed her death in a statement saying they "take comfort in the knowledge that her voice will live on forever."
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Singer and feminist icon Helen Reddy died Tuesday. She was 78.

Her children confirmed her death in a statement saying they "take comfort in the knowledge that her voice will live on forever."

The Australian-born musician gained stardom in 1972 when her song "I Am Woman" hit number one on the charts. She later won a Grammy Award for that song.

Along with her singing career, she also hosted a variety show and starred in several movies.

She is survived by her two children and grandchild. 

Contains footage from CNN.