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Fans Send 10,000 Roses to Michael Jackson's Grave

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It's hard to believe, but today marks the 3rd anniversary of Michael Jackson's death. In his honor, fans of the late King of Pop sent 10,000 roses to his grave site at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Glendale this morning.

TMZ reports that the flora-sending mission was spearheaded by a highly devoted fan site based in Los Angeles, who raised a cool $30,000 via social media to pay for the influx of roses.

Jackson was laid to rest at Forest Lawn in 2009, and in the years following his death, Dr. Conrad Murray, who was present when Jackson died, has been convicted of involuntary manslaughter and is currently serving a four year term in jail.

At the end of the day today, the flowers delivered Jackson's grave will be sent to nursing homes across the city.