Los Angeles, July 7 (DPA) In one of the biggest celebrity send-offs in history, Michael Jackson's family, friends and fans held a memorial service for the late King of Pop Tuesday, as millions of people from around the world tuned in to watch on television and the Internet.
The memorial service opened with soul great Smokey Robinson reading letters of condolence from Diana Ross and Nelson Mandela. Then Jackson's casket was wheeled in as a gospel choir sang.
"In his beautiful and very human heart MJ wanted nothing more than to give to the world and perhaps be loved back in return," said Jackson family pastor Lucious Smith.
"Through his words, his music and hi