People, Sep. 4, 1995


Poor, blind and growing up in Detroit's roughest ghetto, STEVIE WONDER didn't have much, but he did have his music--plus a beloved nanny. Now a multimillionaire and deeply spiritual guy, Wonder traveled to Israel's remote Negev desert last week to search for his former nanny; he believes she is living among the Black Hebrews, a splinter Jewish sect whose adherents (above, with Wonder) claim to be descendants of the lost tribes of Israel. By week's end, however, the singer still hadn't found his long-lost care giver. But the trip wasn't a total loss: Wonder performed concerts in...

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