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  -We Grew Up With Michael Jackson omega minimo  Jun-25-09 10:28 PM   #0 
  - There's a great dignity when someone stands to defend someone  saltpoint   Jun-25-09 10:31 PM   #1 
  - Beautiful  omega minimo   Jun-25-09 10:41 PM   #5 
  - Beautifully said. Thank you.  EFerrari   Jun-25-09 10:44 PM   #9 
  - If had a letter dug in a beach  omega minimo   Jun-25-09 10:48 PM   #14 
     - . . .  EFerrari   Jun-25-09 11:14 PM   #32 
        - LOL PERfect!!  omega minimo   Jun-25-09 11:18 PM   #34 
           - One of these days, poker!  EFerrari   Jun-25-09 11:24 PM   #40 
              - If you say so  omega minimo   Jun-25-09 11:53 PM   #45 
  - what saltpoint said. n/t  BlancheSplanchnik   Jun-26-09 02:58 PM   #97 
  - WHO IS WE  HowHasItComeToThis   Jun-26-09 03:45 PM   #100 
     - Not you, apparently.  Terran   Jun-26-09 04:36 PM   #107 
     - I don't use the pronoun 'we' in my post.  saltpoint   Jun-27-09 12:24 AM   #161 
        - WE Hee that was funny, saltpoint.  omega minimo   Jun-27-09 12:46 AM   #169 
           - Hey there. What a success your OP has been, omega minimo. What a  saltpoint   Jun-27-09 12:59 AM   #171 
              - Much obliged, dear saltpoint  omega minimo   Jun-27-09 01:05 AM   #174 
  - Whatever floats your boat.  ananda   Jun-25-09 10:31 PM   #2 
  - I almost hid thread, but am glad I didn't...  WorseBeforeBetter   Jun-25-09 10:34 PM   #3 
  - LOL  omega minimo   Jun-25-09 10:42 PM   #7 
  - I usually get choked up at "Never Can Say Goodbye"...  WorseBeforeBetter   Jun-25-09 11:17 PM   #33 
     - Love that song. When you have time  omega minimo   Jun-25-09 11:19 PM   #35 
        - Will do. (n/t)  WorseBeforeBetter   Jun-25-09 11:23 PM   #38 
  - What a cute, amazingly talented kid Michael was.  Arugula Latte   Jun-26-09 07:09 PM   #132 
     - But he wasn't. And Michael turned into something awful.  JeanGrey   Jun-26-09 07:22 PM   #135 
        - Like AL said, he was abused himself.  omega minimo   Jun-27-09 12:42 AM   #168 
  - Good for you ..............  Tangerine LaBamba   Jun-25-09 10:40 PM   #4 
  - Yes, he was  ibegurpard   Jun-25-09 10:41 PM   #6 
  - Agreed with both posts.  omega minimo   Jun-25-09 10:44 PM   #11 
  - God, that's a great record  theboss   Jun-25-09 10:42 PM   #8 
  - He was immensely gifted -  Tangerine LaBamba   Jun-25-09 10:44 PM   #10 
  - I liked it better than Thriller actually  ibegurpard   Jun-25-09 10:44 PM   #12 
     - I like this song  omega minimo   Jun-25-09 10:59 PM   #23 
        - oh yeah, that's definitely one of his best slower songs.  ibegurpard   Jun-25-09 11:00 PM   #24 
        - I bought the CD on ebay last night  trueblue2007   Jun-26-09 11:58 PM   #158 
  - That was the most bizarrely sad thing  charlie   Jun-25-09 10:58 PM   #22 
  - A stranger  omega minimo   Jun-25-09 11:43 PM   #42 
  - That the album cover that always made me feel sad about his surgeries.  BrklynLiberal   Jun-26-09 10:08 PM   #149 
  - This beautiful face gave my children music and dance  EFerrari   Jun-25-09 10:47 PM   #13 
  - Thriller had a big impact on a lot of us who grew up in the 80's.  Jennicut   Jun-25-09 10:50 PM   #15 
  - That's cool. There was a lot energy  omega minimo   Jun-25-09 11:24 PM   #39 
  - Oh yes, we did. Two nerdy kids from a little suburb in CT.  Jennicut   Jun-25-09 11:52 PM   #44 
     - !  omega minimo   Jun-25-09 11:55 PM   #47 
  - He was hot looking during that time. Poor Michael he was  bdamomma   Jun-26-09 08:46 AM   #86 
  - What a beautiful post!  BuelahWitch   Jun-25-09 10:50 PM   #16 
  - Love that! Thanks for linking BuelahWitch.  omega minimo   Jun-25-09 11:13 PM   #31 
     - Michael's performance in honor of another icon: Sammy Davis Jr.  BuelahWitch   Jun-25-09 11:19 PM   #36 
  - Yes we did.  lonestarnot   Jun-25-09 10:52 PM   #17 
  - wow  HughMoran   Jun-25-09 10:55 PM   #21 
  - Yes we did  HughMoran   Jun-25-09 10:54 PM   #18 
  - JINX!!!  omega minimo   Jun-25-09 11:02 PM   #25 
  - I clicked on the Man In the Mirror, watched 30 seconds or so,  muffin1   Jun-25-09 10:54 PM   #19 
  - Yeah, I cried. I cried  omega minimo   Jun-25-09 11:05 PM   #26 
  - I wept listening to it as well  HughMoran   Jun-26-09 11:45 AM   #92 
  - Nicely said.  calimary   Jun-25-09 10:54 PM   #20 
  - Thank you, calimary  omega minimo   Jun-25-09 11:07 PM   #27 
  - Very beautifully put. Thanks. n/t  Triana   Jun-25-09 11:09 PM   #28 
  - Well said.  ColbertWatcher   Jun-25-09 11:09 PM   #29 
  - Nice image, CW. Thank you.  omega minimo   Jun-25-09 11:22 PM   #37 
  - ? I don't know what that means. n/t  ColbertWatcher   Jun-25-09 11:52 PM   #43 
  - So beautiful. He could make that body say anything.n/t  EFerrari   Jun-25-09 11:27 PM   #41 
     - I was looking for just the right picture ...  ColbertWatcher   Jun-25-09 11:57 PM   #49 
     - Spot on. Thanks again  omega minimo   Jun-25-09 11:59 PM   #52 
     - The thing is, even if MJ had been mute, it wouldn't have mattered.  EFerrari   Jun-26-09 12:01 AM   #54 
     - He was a Dancing Machine! (1974 Rare)  chill_wind   Jun-26-09 12:38 AM   #64 
        - So, disco was pretty much their fault!  EFerrari   Jun-26-09 12:43 AM   #65 
        - LOL-- pretty much, I guess? :-0  chill_wind   Jun-26-09 01:00 AM   #66 
           - OMG.  EFerrari   Jun-26-09 01:01 AM   #67 
              - 1975. She was 9.  chill_wind   Jun-26-09 01:05 AM   #68 
        - He seemed so "normal" in that video ..  janedum   Jun-26-09 04:09 PM   #104 
  - k+r  Blue_Tires   Jun-25-09 11:09 PM   #30 
  - Recommended. Omega you just made me a little sad with your OP  Number23   Jun-25-09 11:55 PM   #46 
  - TY 23  omega minimo   Jun-25-09 11:57 PM   #51 
  - +1  SammyWinstonJack   Jun-25-09 11:56 PM   #48 
  - !  omega minimo   Jun-26-09 12:00 AM   #53 
  - I remember back in the day  DearAbby   Jun-25-09 11:57 PM   #50 
  - LOL "totally BOSS"  omega minimo   Jun-26-09 12:02 AM   #55 
     - Whooosh! Way back machine!  SpookyCat   Jun-26-09 04:10 PM   #105 
        - "Goth card"!! We won't tell.  omega minimo   Jun-26-09 06:01 PM   #129 
           - HA! Love it!  SpookyCat   Jun-27-09 12:05 PM   #175 
  - Acapella - I'll Be There (an especially fine version)  chill_wind   Jun-26-09 12:10 AM   #56 
  - Warning: Waterworks Ahead  omega minimo   Jun-26-09 12:24 AM   #58 
  - Never Can Say Goodbye  omega minimo   Jun-26-09 12:12 AM   #57 
  - My face is going to be a f#cking mess tomorrow.  EFerrari   Jun-26-09 12:25 AM   #59 
     - Good thing you're SO good lookin'  omega minimo   Jun-26-09 12:30 AM   #60 
        - Danced? Both the guys wanted to BE him.  EFerrari   Jun-26-09 12:35 AM   #63 
           - The closest I got at that time  omega minimo   Jun-26-09 01:06 AM   #69 
              - And that is the question, isn't it?  EFerrari   Jun-26-09 01:18 AM   #70 
                 - we may be back to the G word  omega minimo   Jun-26-09 01:32 AM   #72 
                    - I'm watching Smokey on Larry King. You'd never know how tall he is  EFerrari   Jun-26-09 01:39 AM   #74 
                       - Appreciate your passion and your poetry  omega minimo   Jun-26-09 01:57 AM   #78 
                          - Smokey Robinson. It's funny but I got to meet him on my honeymoon.  EFerrari   Jun-26-09 02:04 AM   #79 
                             - No WAY!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  omega minimo   Jun-26-09 02:20 AM   #81 
                             - Way. There's a picture around here somewhere and the English teacher  EFerrari   Jun-26-09 03:40 AM   #83 
                                - Smokey is an angel. And he rocks  omega minimo   Jun-26-09 07:39 PM   #141 
                             - I met Smokey once, and I was tinkled pink, his blue eyes and tall.  bdamomma   Jun-26-09 08:53 AM   #87 
                                - People who you see first on teevee all look like they're the same height.  EFerrari   Jun-26-09 03:41 PM   #99 
  - All these tears flowing for that pervert are sick, just sick.  Joe Fields   Jun-26-09 12:32 AM   #61 
  - That may be so, I honestly don't feel adequate to judge him  omega minimo   Jun-26-09 01:53 AM   #76 
  - Have to agree...although I'm quite certain people do it all the time, knowing or otherwise  Echo In Light   Jun-26-09 01:56 PM   #96 
  - Agreed. I'm always amazed at how much America will forgive  JeanGrey   Jun-26-09 07:25 PM   #136 
  - Replace "are talented" with "have a good PR firm", and I'd agree with you.  chascarrillo   Jun-26-09 09:37 PM   #145 
  - If we had national treasures, Michael would be one. We love his spirit and his work  omega minimo   Jun-27-09 01:02 AM   #173 
  - "cult of personality is frightening when you consider the sheer POWER it has over the public mind"  omega minimo   Jun-27-09 01:00 AM   #172 
  - And why shouldn't people laud him for his performance skills?  pipi_k   Jun-26-09 04:43 PM   #109 
  - that's how I saw him, too, pipi_k  Flaxbee   Jun-26-09 05:03 PM   #118 
  - you conveniently left off the rest of my comment.  Joe Fields   Jun-26-09 11:34 PM   #156 
     - It wasn't ignored. There's just more to it than that.  omega minimo   Jun-27-09 12:56 AM   #170 
     - I think your a sad  babythunder   Jun-27-09 01:59 PM   #177 
        - He wants us to recognize that he knows child molestation is a bad thing  omega minimo   Jun-27-09 03:39 PM   #179 
  - The parents of those kids were more of a danger to them than MJ.  jasi2006   Jun-26-09 09:46 PM   #147 
     - really? the parents molested their children?  Joe Fields   Jun-26-09 11:45 PM   #157 
  - am dumb...thought you were his neighbor or such  medeak   Jun-26-09 12:33 AM   #62 
  - So many ALLEGED victims of MJ, paid-off. Child abuse sucks.  troubledamerican   Jun-26-09 01:29 AM   #71 
  - Got yer number, TA. Thank you for checking in.  omega minimo   Jun-26-09 01:36 AM   #73 
  - Well said. thank you. nt  northamericancitizen   Jun-26-09 01:51 AM   #75 
  - Merci Beaucoup, northamericancitizen  omega minimo   Jun-26-09 01:55 AM   #77 
  - I'm 10 years younger that Micheal Jackson ...  proud patriot   Jun-26-09 02:06 AM   #80 
  - I'm Michael's age  jimlup   Jun-26-09 02:22 AM   #82 
  - I watched an old Fred Astaire movie last weekend. All I could think of was  lamp_shade   Jun-26-09 08:35 AM   #84 
  - ....  nc4bo   Jun-26-09 08:38 AM   #85 
  - I loved the Jackson 5.  peekaloo   Jun-26-09 08:53 AM   #88 
  - Thank you.  redqueen   Jun-26-09 09:02 AM   #89 
  - Thank you. :) n/t  OneGrassRoot   Jun-26-09 09:12 AM   #90 
  - Not surprised Omega. You come through every time!!  Fire1   Jun-26-09 11:29 AM   #91 
  - Cheers, Fire1  omega minimo   Jun-26-09 04:54 PM   #112 
  - great Op. Thank-you.  robinlynne   Jun-26-09 12:05 PM   #93 
  - I've had this love affair for Michael Jackson ever since "I Want You Back" came out  Catherine Vincent   Jun-26-09 12:21 PM   #94 
  - A living doll  omega minimo   Jun-26-09 05:29 PM   #123 
  - yeah, right on  Autonomy   Jun-26-09 01:52 PM   #95 
  - Shake it, Shake it, Shake it like a Polaroid picture  omega minimo   Jun-26-09 04:56 PM   #113 
  - old pepsi commercial - he had the world in his hand back then. truly an Icon  pasto76   Jun-26-09 03:33 PM   #98 
  - That may have been the beginning of the end.  omega minimo   Jun-26-09 05:36 PM   #127 
  - I had a box of Alpha Bits in my hand;  greiner3   Jun-26-09 03:58 PM   #101 
  - There were a lot of really cool, classic  omega minimo   Jun-26-09 04:58 PM   #114 
  - We had a 45 of "Sugar, Sugar" by the Archies from a cereal box.  Arugula Latte   Jun-26-09 07:14 PM   #133 
  - WE grew up with Michael--but HE never got to grow up  rocktivity   Jun-26-09 04:02 PM   #102 
  - Well put. Why I'm not prepared to be his judge.  omega minimo   Jun-26-09 04:59 PM   #116 
  - For what it's worth ...  GeorgeGist   Jun-26-09 04:04 PM   #103 
  - Yep  omega minimo   Jun-26-09 05:00 PM   #117 
  - Late to the party, but thank you for the post nonetheless.  SpookyCat   Jun-26-09 04:19 PM   #106 
  - A touchstone, absolutely  omega minimo   Jun-26-09 05:05 PM   #119 
  - good post  Terran   Jun-26-09 04:41 PM   #108 
  - Beautiful post. And yeah lots of great music in 1983 of all types, playing next to each other!!  omega minimo   Jun-26-09 05:08 PM   #120 
  - Thank you for this post.  Cali_Democrat   Jun-26-09 04:43 PM   #110 
  - I'm doing better - nevertheless shocked!!! I realize people are done here on Earth  Divine Discontent   Jun-26-09 04:44 PM   #111 
  - How DARE you!!! Not once but TWICE!!  omega minimo   Jun-26-09 05:16 PM   #121 
  - Link to video @ Keith's site.  EFerrari   Jun-26-09 04:59 PM   #115 
  - Thanks for that.  omega minimo   Jun-26-09 05:28 PM   #122 
     - Earlier than that. I remember my mom putting me on top of a table to dance  EFerrari   Jun-26-09 05:31 PM   #124 
        - Pretty hip mama!!!  omega minimo   Jun-26-09 05:32 PM   #125 
           - She was just a baby -- 24!  EFerrari   Jun-26-09 05:34 PM   #126 
              - Not too "Fifites" to put a baby on a table to dance. She RAWKED  omega minimo   Jun-26-09 05:39 PM   #128 
  - I had a box of Alpha Bits in my hand;  greiner3   Jun-26-09 06:03 PM   #130 
  - Michael Jackson was an amazing person  Richd506   Jun-26-09 06:38 PM   #131 
  - I loved "Moonwalker"  Libertas1776   Jun-26-09 07:15 PM   #134 
  - lupus  dana_b   Jun-26-09 07:26 PM   #137 
  - Yes, thanks for posting. Footage of him in a recent appearance  omega minimo   Jun-26-09 07:33 PM   #138 
  - That would explain a lot! n/t  chill_wind   Jun-26-09 09:42 PM   #146 
  - Thanks for this post.  momto3   Jun-26-09 07:38 PM   #139 
  - Everyone is entitled to my opinion. eom  MoonRiver   Jun-26-09 07:38 PM   #140 
  - n/t  omega minimo   Jun-26-09 07:46 PM   #142 
  - Letter from Lisa Marie Presley  omega minimo   Jun-26-09 08:13 PM   #143 
  - Beautiful post!  mecherosegarden   Jun-26-09 09:26 PM   #144 
  - Thanks  omega minimo   Jun-27-09 12:35 AM   #164 
  - He was a part of our lives...and his death reminds us all of our mortality.  BrklynLiberal   Jun-26-09 10:06 PM   #148 
  - So true  omega minimo   Jun-27-09 12:36 AM   #165 
  - What a great thread.  EFerrari   Jun-26-09 10:11 PM   #150 
  - Now I know  HughMoran   Jun-26-09 10:19 PM   #152 
  - It's embarrassing but I promise you, I'd rather have had a fulltime job  EFerrari   Jun-26-09 10:22 PM   #153 
     - Oh, sorry to hear that  HughMoran   Jun-26-09 10:27 PM   #155 
  - Hey sometimes  omega minimo   Jun-27-09 12:38 AM   #166 
  - Yep, We did.  Kurovski   Jun-26-09 10:13 PM   #151 
  - Micheal, Madonna, Prince and Jello Biafra  omega minimo   Jun-27-09 12:40 AM   #167 
  - Michael Jackson lived "freely", but no one recognized/appreciated it.  Mind_your_head   Jun-26-09 10:24 PM   #154 
  - Thank you for this.  Bobbie Jo   Jun-27-09 12:04 AM   #159 
  - Maybe Tomorrow  omega minimo   Jun-27-09 12:33 AM   #163 
  - Thanks Omega,Minimo for this beautiful post  RFKHumphreyObama   Jun-27-09 12:17 AM   #160 
  - What a great tribute to him, RFKHumphreyObama  omega minimo   Jun-27-09 12:27 AM   #162 
  - This hits people 35-55 the hardest  teaserandthefirecat   Jun-27-09 12:29 PM   #176 
  - Yes, I remember the time I heard a twenty something (years ago) ask:  omega minimo   Jun-27-09 03:37 PM   #178 
  - I grew up with Wacko Jacko  EndersDame   Jun-27-09 04:18 PM   #180 
  - Kick for all the Sunday Morning whiners!!!!!!!!!  omega minimo   Jun-28-09 01:13 PM   #181 
  - Thank You !!! - I Missed That !  WillyT   Jun-28-09 01:28 PM   #182 
  - Well cool WillyT. Good to see you!! Hot enuff for ya?  omega minimo   Jun-28-09 01:37 PM   #183 
     - Yes It Is...  WillyT   Jun-28-09 01:50 PM   #184 
  - Kick for people starting Michael Jackson threads about how they're sick of Michael Jackson threads  omega minimo   Jun-28-09 05:16 PM   #185 
 

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