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In his memoir, Me, British singer-songwriter Elton John, shown in 1974, shares revelations about his sexual orientation and his struggle with cocaine. D. Morrison/Daily Express/Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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Elton John On Music, Addiction And Family: 'I'm Proud Of Who I Am Now'

The artist says his father's early misgivings about his chosen career became a source of motivation: "He gave me the determination to make something of myself." John's new memoir is called Me.

In his memoir, Me, British singer-songwriter Elton John, shown in 1974, shares revelations about his sexual orientation and his struggle with cocaine. D. Morrison/Daily Express/Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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Elton John On Music, Addiction And Family: 'I'm Proud Of Who I Am Now'

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From WHYY in Philadelphia