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James Brown’s life going once, going twice

James Brown's contribution to music is priceless. But his personal possessions have a price tag.

On Thursday, Christie's, the New York auction house, will try to sell more than 300 items owned by Brown, including capes, awards and hair-care products.

The sale is expected to bring in $2 million.

Marc Eliot, who co-wrote Brown’s 2005 autobiography, called the sale sad, "but it happens to everybody.”

"If it makes somebody happy, then what’s the harm? He's not going to be using it anymore."

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