Video: When Ciara Was 17

Before she had platinum plaques and a modeling contract, Ciara Princess Harris was a student at Atlanta’s Riverdale High School dividing her time between cheerleading and music. The 17-year-old singer shares the first time she got her heart broken, crashing her Honda Element, and crying when she heard “Goodies” on the radio for the first time. Watch her episode of MTV’s “When I Was 17” and flip through photos of Ciara as a teenager below.

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