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Michael Jackson's death: Fans still flocking to Hollywood Boulevard

June 26, 2009 | 12:51 pm

Hundreds of fans continued to line Hollywood Boulevard today to catch a glimpse of Michael Jackson's star on the Walk of Fame.

To help move the large crowd past the star, the Los Angeles Police Department erected metal barricades to move mourners through in one direction.

Damecia Stingley was one of hundreds who went to pay her respects. The 32-year-old Los Angeles resident credits Jackson's music with saving her from a suicide attempt.

"I'm devastated," she said. "I kept waiting to hear it was a hoax. I feel like a piece of me is dead."

-- Gerrick Kennedy in Hollywood

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