Jackson Statue Wows Fans At Stone Fair

A 12-foot granite statue of MICHAEL JACKSON will be winging its way to the King of Pop's former Neverland Ranch home in California if Indian fans have their way.
The black granite likeness was painstakingly carved from one rock and has become the star attraction at Stona 2010, the ninth international stonemasonry fair in Bengaluru, India.
And the creators of the impressive sculpture - a Chennai-based granite firm - have written to the Jackson family and offered to cover the freight charges to ship the statue to Santa Barbara.
The piece reportedly took six craftsmen 45 days to make.
Indo-American statesman Rajan Zed, who is involved in the attempt to put the statue on permanent display at Neverland Ranch, tells WENN, "Black granite is generally brittle and it was a real challenge to chisel it into shape, especially the eyes and face.
"It should be of no surprise that this piece was crafted in India because Michael Jackson had a very special place with India and Hinduism. Michael reportedly learned how to meditate and he was vegetarian.
"According to reports, he was reading India's first Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore's poems during the last days of his life."


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Michael JacksonFOREVER LOVE FOREVER
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What a wonderful gift for MICHAEL JACKSON from INDIA a special place that MICHAEL liked
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God bless all those who think positive of Michael,He is watching over you with LOVE.Love you ANGEL.
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What is happening here !!! LAPD should be arresting and investigating Tohme Tohme . This dirty lebanese man shouldn't just walk out free with MJ's Money after all the bad things he has been doing to MJ. MJ mentioned cleary in the tape they found that he is afraid from this guy. What is wrong with the LAPD, are they paid or they just don't care ? RIP MJ Love from the Gaza Strip.
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Wow. I would love to see this statue! I am not sure it could be exhibted at Neverland. Michael was always soooo spiritual. I read a Jehovah's witness magazine called Awake. They actually have very good writings for young people and Michaels spirit was nurtured there for sure. Also in August 2009 they did a series on the death of a parent. Hopefully, the kids were able to take advantage of these lessons. I think as one grew older within the organization and began to make their way in the world is when things start to unravel with their relationships to the Jehovah Witnesses. Not to deny the beauty of the spirit they developed within the young people that attended their services. R.I.P Michael.
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