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Michael Jackson Memorial

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Last Edited: July 7, 2009, 4:28 pm

Today on all the major networks the Michael Jackson Memorial was aired from approx. 1:00pm - 3:45pm EDT. I watched the entire service on CNN and I have to say it was the most moving service I have ever seen. I laughed, cried and sung along the entire time. Jennifer Hudson, Jermaine Jackson, Shaheen Jafargholi and Usher's performances stood out the most in my mind and I will remember them for a long time.

R.I.P. Michael Joseph Jackson

August 29, 1958 - June 25, 2009

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AceKickaComment by AceKicka - July 7, 2009, 5:18 pm
I watched & recorded it. It could not have been better organized in such a short time frame. Mariah is my girl, but Jermaine tore it up. *JUST SMILE*

I thought that someone would've sung "Never can say goodbye" but I enjoyed the whole event. Well done

Rest In Peace, Michael
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TnTicketlosersComment by TnTicketlosers - July 7, 2009, 6:28 pm
Yes I cried very hard at the end when his daughter said goodbye....I wanted to hear Go Rest High on the Mountain,,,,So I will play it for him.Very touching ceremony.
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Elizabeth03Comment by Elizabeth03 - July 7, 2009, 7:35 pm
I cried as well when I listened to Michael's friends and family talk about him, and show footage of him...
The music world will have a big void without him, as feel as the fans who's lives he touched with his talent and music..!!
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Litebets27Comment by Litebets27 - July 7, 2009, 9:33 pm
I was at work, and about to walk pass a T.V. and noted Usher singing, "Gone too soon." I had to fight back the tears. I wish I could have seen it all. I'll watch tonights special airing on CBS 48 hours, a tribute to Michael Jackson.
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FRIDAY-DA13thComment by FRIDAY-DA13th - July 7, 2009, 9:49 pm
I am speechless, the memorial today was so touching and when Usher sang gone too soon it was so timely. I commend the co-ordinators and participants.
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Comment by marlin - July 7, 2009, 10:40 pm
He may be gone but not forgotten. Its hurts me to see he go in that manner. But I didn't realize that he didn't never live a normal life. Little things he wanted to do but couldn't. It seems he was trapped in this world, from people/fans always wanted a piece of him. Now he can final live a normal live. Something he never got to expericence. I wish he R.I.P.
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TenajComment by Tenaj - July 7, 2009, 11:59 pm
I only saw the last part of it right before Smokey. I recorded it but I might just watch it online. Can't wait to see it.
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angelmComment by angelm - July 8, 2009, 10:18 am
Very sad-wish all the best to his children

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