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Folks are lucky you have so much passion to share. Thanks for your wonderful work. David

We miss Michael so much. I think of him every day. What's new about him at Holly Terrace ? I'm French and went there last June. I know many fans will pay their respects and send flowers to Michael at Christmas time. Please, tell us about it.

Thank you for all you do and your comments about Michael's grave so we do not forget.

Hello Lisa,
I'm sad there is no recent update about Holly Terrace. I live in France. I went there last June. I'm so happy to read about Michael resting place.

Thank you so much for your site

As Michael held the Guinness World Record as the Most humanitarian Entertainer for the last nine years of his life, fans are trying to get the Grammys to honor him with an annually presented humanitarian award in his name, similar to the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award presented n Oscar Night.
Those wishing to support this effort may sign the petition at www.thepetitionsite.com/1/grammys-should-honor-michael-jackson-with-humanitarian-award/
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I was at Forest Lawn in June 25th, 2010. It was a moving experience and one I will never forget. MJFSC people were so kind to all of Michael's fans and greeted everyone with open arms. I plan on visiting again this year and for many years to come.

We hope everything is ok for you Lisa.
What's new about Michael crypt ? Are there many fans going there ? is Michael being regularly offered flowers or no ? Does his family pay visits to him ?

We miss you Michael.

Thank you for keeping Michael in the light. God Bless you! This really helped me out, thank you for all the reliable information.

Do you know what the plans are for this June 25th? I heard that last year you weren't allowed to drive up to Holly Terrace. Are they going to do that again this year? I am part of a group that is coming to LA for his anniversary. We have someone who cannot walk very well, and were wondering if they would allow someone just to be dropped off at Holly Terrace?

I've called Forest Lawn and they don't seem to have any information on the information line, so I am stumped!

Is there going to be any kind of memorial service? Do you know if Michael's family are planning to be there and, if so, what time?

Thank you for any help you can give. We are coming from all over the US and even Austria! There will be eight of us.

Jeanann Leone, West Virginia

Do you think his mother Katherine will his final resting place "marked" by his 53rd birthday? It seems so disrespectful that after nearly two years there's not even his name at least at foot of his tomb. It's like his own mother/family want to forget him. But they seem to do everything possible to fight the executors of his estate!

Will Michael's gravesite ever be "marked"? Have his children ever been allowed to visit his interement service on September 9, 2009?

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By Lisa Burks

  • Exploring History From The Ground Up!

    I enjoy spending time exploring cemeteries, reading and photographing headstones of celebrities and civilians alike, and learning about the lives and deaths of these so-called "permanent residents" of the graveyards and mausoleums. This blog chronicles those experiences.


    I am a proud member of The Association of Graveyard Rabbits!

    May 2, 2009

    In addition to this blog, some of my older material is archived at Buried Treasures at LisaBurks.com

    One of the cemeteries I'm most interested in these days is Grand View Memorial Park in Glendale, Calif. I wrote about its legal problems for the LA Daily News' community hub, ValleyNews.com from August 2006 to December 2008, when Valley News ceased operations. In response to reader requests to have one central source of information, I created and continue to maintain Grand View Memorial Park (dot) Info.

    "We've gotten a front-row seat to all the twists and turns taking place at the beleaguered cemetery, Grand View Memorial Park, from an intrepid citizen journalist named Lisa Burks." ~ Jason Kandel, ValleyNews.com Editor, 12/28/2006