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Michael Jackson: One Year Later

NEW YORK-  For some, the grieving is still not over. A year after Michael Jackson's death caused a worldwide outpouring of shock, tears and tributes, the anniversary of his passing is being marked today with vigils, prayer and music.

Some radio stations woke up listeners to Jackson's music today, while the major U.S. TV networks devoted segments on their morning news programs to Jackson, with more coverage planned for prime-time.

The remembrances began last night as a small group of fans gathered outside Jackson's final resting place, the Forest Lawn cemetery in Glendale, Calif. Barricades have been set up as a much
larger throng is expected today, and Jackson's family will be holding an official commemoration there.

Meanwhile, in his hometown of Gary, Ind., city officials say they're expecting his mother, Katherine, to appear along with a crowd of thousands.

Other events are being held around the globe and at various spots in New York City, including the Apollo Theater in Harlem, where Michael Jackson and his brothers kick-started their careers by winning amateur night.

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