Michael Jackson - farewell to the king of pop

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Michael Jackson - farewell to the king of pop

Just after midday in the US on June 25, stories began to emerge that paramedics had been called to the Los Angeles home of the singer after he began having breathing difficulties. Fans began to gather outside the medical facility while followers the globe over waited, hoping for good news. Then the shocking news was confirmed – Michael had died. His brother Jermaine told reporters doctors had tried to resuscitate the star for more than an hour without success. He is believed to have suffered heart failure