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In pictures: Fans mourn Jackson

Jackson fan Oksana Pikush

Michael Jackson's memorial concert was seen by millions of people around the world. Fan Oksana Pikush mourned the star as she watched proceedings in Toronto, Canada.

Fans at London's O2 arena

Fans braved the rain outside London's O2 arena to watch the event on a big screen. The star was due to play a string of comeback concerts at the venue.

Memorial watchers at London's O2 arena

Watchers outside the London concert arena saw the moment when Michael Jackson's daughter Paris paid tribute to her father.

Memorial watchers in Times Square

A big screen in Times Square, New York, relayed the star's memorial which took place across the US in Los Angeles.

Woman sits down to watch memorial

Some memorial watchers took to their seats around the New York landmark.

Memorial watchers at US cinema

The memorial service was simulcast in numerous cinemas across the US, including Brooklyn's Pavilion Park Slope Theatre.

Tributes at London's Lyric Theatre

London's Lyric Theatre, home to the Thriller Live show, has become an unofficial memorial. A minute's silence was held and the lights were dimmed on the day of Michael Jackson's memorial.



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