Sources: Muscatine Journal – Ky Cochran | All Things Michael
MUSCATINE, Iowa — Mulberry Elementary School’s gym was filled with students and their families on Tuesday for the school’s annual student talent show.
Brothers Zach and Skylar DeLong, second graders, pulled out their best Michael Jackson moves to his song “Love Never Felt So Good.” They kicked and spun as the audience clapped to the beat, cheering them on.
“We watched videos of him,” Skylar said, explaining how they learned to dance like Michael Jackson.
It’d taken a lot of practice, the duo said.
Their favorite Michael Jackson song was “Billie Jean,” they said, and their favorite dance move of his was the moonwalk.
“They listen to a lot of Michael Jackson; I’m not kidding you, they do,” said the boys’ dad Jim, who came to watch them perform with their mom Angie and a couple of their brothers.
“They just came home one day like, ‘Dad, you know Michael Jackson? He’s dead,” he added, remembering the start of his sons’ fascination with the King of Pop. “They even made a mannequin of Michael Jackson at one point. They’re unique little boys.”
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