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So Little, So Much: Jackson's Daughter Speaks at Memorial

Michael Jackson's daughter Paris made a short and emotional speech at her father's memorial service today
Paris Jackson, helped by her aunt, Janet, speaks about her love for her father. (AP Photo/Kevork Djansezian, pool)
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Say what you will about the entertainer, the headline-maker, the musician, the defendant, the humanitarian, and the man who was Michael Jackson, but as she briefly took the microphone on stage, surrounded by her siblings, aunts, uncles, and grandparents, 11-year-old Paris Jackson's few tearful words said the world about Michael Jackson--her dad.

"I just wanted to say...Ever since I was born...Daddy has been the best father I could ever imagine...and I just wanted to say that I love much."