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Michael Jackson hailed during emotional memorial service
Michael Jackson hailed during emotional memorial service

Music legends, sports figures, and civil rights leaders paid tribute to Michael Jackson today during an emotional, song-filled service at Staples Center that was part polished entertainment, part revival meeting. Jackson was praised as a music pioneer and a barrier-breaking cultural figure, who the Rev. Al Sharpton said paved the way for other black entertainers to reach superstardom. "Michael made us love each other. Michael taught us to stand with each other," Sharpton said. Audience members -- dancing along to some musical performances, and stifling tears at some of the many tributes to the singer. There were also shouts from the audience of "Power to the people,"...

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