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Growing Up Jackson: The Eerie Upbringing of Michael Jackson’s Three Children

Michael Jackson conceived Neverland Ranch as a personal theme park where he could stay a kid forever. But choosing to raise kids on the ranch, isolated from the rest of the world, paints the Prince of Pop as a confusing father figure. Haunted by the shadows of his molestation cases — one in 1993 and one spanning 2004 and 2005 — Neverland eventually became home to Michael's three children, Prince, Paris, and Blanket (now known as Bigi) Jackson. And although the three now-grown Jacksons seem surprisingly well-adjusted, no one could argue that their upbringing in Neverland was anything short of atypical. Below, some of the most bizarre anecdotes of how the Jackson kids were raised in the one place you're not supposed to grown up — Neverland.

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