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Simone Akelman, 17

Lack of Appreciation Michael Jackson passed away on June 25, 2009.  Congress held a moment of silence on June 26, 2009 to recognize the singer’s unprecedented talent and his humanitarian efforts. Meanwhile, the number of casualties in Afghanistan and Iraq are amounting to numbers in the thousands.  And the numbers continue to increase on a daily basis. My feelings are not reflective of the passing of Michael Jackson, or any other celebrity for that matter; they are reflective of the… Read More »