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Harlem’s Apollo held a tribute to Michael Tuesday. The theater admitted 600 at a time for a series of tribute and eulogies. DJs played Jackson’s throughout the day and fans left and other tokens.

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Today, Michael Jackson are again expected to fill Apollo Theater for a public that began yesterday as NPR’s Neda Ulaby fans endured lousy to pay tribute to Jackson.

NEDA ULABY: First, the of a blazing afternoon sun had fans as they waited in a line inching past dozens of storefronts. They waved posters saying We Miss You and Rest In Peace. Then the darkened, then they and everyone got drenched, but no one left.

Ms. MARIE: You see that? It’s Only Mike could this.

ULABY: Forty-year-old Marie and her son Zale Perch(ph), seven, stood in line for hours. Now they’re huddling a tiny umbrella that covers them both.

You’re a beautiful family and all dripping wet.

Ms. MARIE: and we are staying, we are not moving, we are going the storm for Michael and his family.

Little Zale Perch a song he made up for Michael on the spot.

Mr. ZALE PERCH: Michael…

(Soundbite of humming)

Inside the nice dry theater, continued from the Reverend Al Speaking on the Apollo stage, he Harlem’s overwhelming support for stemmed from sympathy at how he was by an unsympathetic press, who focused on his foibles.

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Reverend AL SHARPTON (Civil Activist): Now they’re trying to Michael to us. But you’ve got to come the stage of the Apollo and go all over the to understand Michael. We understand his ’cause we was with him every of the way.

ULABY: Sharpton’s rang true to 28-year-old Sutherland, who left the Apollo in He said a chunk of him died Michael Jackson died, and up to him to keep a chunk of him living.

Mr. SUTHERLAND: Anything I do, I incorporate a bit of Mike into it, a little bit of

ULABY: Sutherland shared a opinion among fans in Harlem that Jackson was a that the charges of child were trumped up and his oddities secondary to his music. Sutherland the memorial was worth the wait.

Mr. Standing on that line, it was I was waiting for a Michael Jackson You know, it was great. It was like the wonderful-est feeling. I’m to be a part of it. Today I took out of and school. Yes, I definitely had to be because I will always this.

ULABY: Neda NPR News, New York.

MONTAGNE: And there are photos and about Michael Jackson at the section of NPR.org.

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