Regardless of any imperfections she may have possessed, Whitney Houston will forever remain close to our hearts. The late Grammy Award-winning artist was at one point the definition of success, glamor and wealth, but ultimately succumbed to a personal struggle that's taken the lives of so many we know and love. On this day, we celebrate the life Whitney Houston did leave, tragically, before any of us had the chance to say goodbye. Hit the thumbs to check out a gorgeous photo collection in memory of Whitney's 49th birthday. [FindYourStrengthInLove]