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Fans Brought To Tears By Jackson Tributes

Associated Press - July 7, 2009 5:03 PM ET

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Fans of Michael Jackson say they couldn't keep from crying during the memorial service they attended today at a Los Angeles arena.

One woman says seeing so many stars come together and perform in Jackson's memory brought tears to her eyes. Bridget Thomsen says, "The soul and the heart they put into it was something you could never forget."

Fifteen-year-old Morgan Bryant, who also was brought to tears, says that "seeing the casket there, it made it like he's really not coming back."

But 1 of the most moving moments, according to Bianca Reyes of San Diego, came when Jackson's 11-year-old daughter, Paris, broke down as she told the audience how much she loved her father.

Reyes says, "They're just regular family. It was so sad."

>> read more on Michael Jackson's family reactions...  

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