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Celine Dion Opens Up About The Night Her Husband Died — Says 'René Wanted To Die In My Arms'

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This is just so heart-wrenching.

On Tuesday, it was revealed that Celine Dion's late husband René Angélil died after falling out of his bed. So sad!

In a recent interview with Paris Match magazine, Miz Dion opened up about René's heartbreaking last moments. As you surely know, the hitmaker lost her longtime love to cancer back in January after years of battling the disease.

Related: Celine Tearfully Accepts The ICON Award At The BBMAs

Apparently, the music producer's body was discovered by a "distraught" nurse. To make matters worse, the 48-year-old added that it was her man's dying wish to pass away in her arms, but she was performing the night of his death and had decided not to wake him up.

Miz Dion shared:

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Celine Dion Opens Up About Breaking Down At The Sight Of Her Son At The Billboard Music Awards!

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What an emotional night.

Celine Dion pretty much won the Billboard Music Awards on Sunday thanks to her showstopping performance of Queen's The Show Must Go On.

However, it was the moment after the song finished that has people talking, because the 48-year-old broke down on stage after being presented with the Icon Award by her 15-year-old son René-Charles.

Related: Celine Reflects On Losing Her Husband & Brother In The Same Week

As you're surely aware, Celine lost her husband René Angélil to cancer back in January, and the BBMAs actually marked her first return to television!

Entertainment Tonight caught up with Celinita after the awards show where she got pretty candid about experiencing so many emotions on camera, saying:

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18 Young Girls Die In Dorm Fire They Thought Was A Prank — See How Survivors Escaped The Blaze

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This is truly heartbreaking.

A dorm fire at a primary school in northern Thailand killed 18 girls overnight on Sunday, most of whom had been woken up by a classmate's warning only to go back to bed, thinking the fire call was a prank.

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The 18 victims — between five and 12 years old — attended Pithakkaiat Witthaya School in the Wiang Pa Pao district of Thailand, just outside the city of Chiang Rai, and stayed in the dorm attached to the school.

Apparently the two-story wooden dorm caught fire at some point overnight (authorities don't yet know the cause) and more than half of the girls housed inside perished in the blaze.

Rewat Wassana, the manager of the school, was understandably distraught when she spoke to reporters and revealed that teachers and staff desperately tried to help the girls escape:

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