These photos, and many others I have seen since Michael Jackson died, is real proof of his extensive global reach. Upwards of a billion people are expected to watch his public memorial service. Will you be watching it?
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(Clockwise from top left) Fans cry as they take part in a memorial event for pop legend Michael Jackson in Hong Kong, Pakistani girls light candles in Hyderabad, Michael Jackson fan RJ Arzaga lifts his son Michael, 6, so he can sign a memorial poster outside Staples Center in Los Angeles and veiled Palestinian women walk past a shop offering posters of Michael Jackson for sale in the West Bank city of Nablus, West Bank.