This Is It

Michael Jackson
Michael Jackson

You know something is big these days when it is splashed all over the television screen. I have another measure: Simone. A few days after Michael Jackson died, she told me what the world already knew.

One day, when she is much, much older, she will ask me about him, and I will have to tell her the story of how I went to see his movie — This Is It — while she and her sister slept one night.

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