“While we are all unique and irreplaceable on a personal scale, as far as public perception is concerned, the world will produce new soldiers, cops, and firefighters. I think it’s okay to recognize that Michael Jackson is gone, and we will never, ever see the likes of him again.”
via Lolliblog. I think this touches on the matter very well. Watching the memorial while I was at work today got me feeling pretty heavy – like I was a kid again, listening to his records, not quite yet appreciating the brilliance of it as I enjoyed every second. Funny how time plays with a memory like that.