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Beyonce covers Essence magazine’s July 2011 issue. And she’s all smiles as she talks the year that changed her life (as promised by the headline).

With dark brows and a blonde bouffant she channels Old Hollywood, but modernizes it with her oversized ring – similar to that she rocked in her “Run The World (Girls)” video.

What year of her life do you think she’s referring to, and why?

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