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Michael Jackson


In honor of what would have been Michael Jackson's 54th birthday, numerous fans and the Jackson family held a vigil outside his childhood home in Gary, Ind.

Daughter Paris Jackson tweeted a photo of the crowd and wrote, "you guys are amazing!!!"

According to ABC News, fans were dancing outside to Jackson's music until Paris and her brother Prince arrived, and the crowd began forming around them to get their M.J. memorabilia autographed.

The Rev. Jesse Jackson also showed up at the tribute, stopping in the crowd before the vigil to pose for a photo with a Michael Jackson impersonator.

Before the vigil, Paris and Prince were given blue "Team Gary" T-shirts by Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson as they posed for pictures at a casino overlooking Lake Michigan.

"We just want you to know how much he meant to us and the city of Gary," she told them.