night the kids would come in on stretchers, so sick they could barely hold
their heads up. Michael would kneel down at the stretchers and put his face
right down beside theirs so that he could have his picture taken with them, and
than give them a copy to remember the moment.
a sixty-year-old man, and I couldn’t take it. I’d be in the bathroom crying.
But Michael could take it, and right before going on stage no less. The kids
would perk right up in his presence. If it gave them a couple days’ more
energy, to Michael that was worth it. As far as I’m concerned, he’s a prince of
the world.” – Seth Riggs