Michael Jackson's kids make a rare appearance

Updated: August 09, 2011 22:01 IST

Michael Jackson's children - Prince, Paris and Blanket - presented the Los Angeles Children's Hospital 13 pieces of artwork created by the late singer

Michael Jackson\'s kids make a rare appearance
Michael Jackson's children - Prince, Paris and Blanket - presented the Los Angeles Children's Hospital 13 pieces of artwork created by the late singer.
Michael Jackson\'s kids make a rare appearance
Accompanied by their aunt La Toya Jackson, the children gifted sketches drawn and signed by Jackson and a photographed portrait of him to adorn the hospital walls.
Michael Jackson\'s kids make a rare appearance
The three Jackson children have rarely been seen in public together since their father's memorial service in 2009 and later during their much-publicised interview with Oprah.
Michael Jackson\'s kids make a rare appearance
The Mayor of Los Angeles, Antonio Villaraigosa escorted Michael Jackson's mother Katherine Jackson at the event.
Michael Jackson\'s kids make a rare appearance
The eldest of the three, Prince is 14 years old.
Michael Jackson\'s kids make a rare appearance
Michael's daughter Paris has just entered into her teens and is all of 13 years old.
Michael Jackson\'s kids make a rare appearance
The youngest, bearing great resemblance to his father, Blanket is only 9 years old.
Michael Jackson\'s kids make a rare appearance
Among the sketches, is a picture of his icon Peter Pan, a drawing of his infamous moonwalk and a portrait of Disney's Mickey Mouse.
Michael Jackson died of acute Propofol intoxication in June 2009.
Michael Jackson\'s kids make a rare appearance
Others are of furniture, all signed by the King of Pop as well.
Michael Jackson\'s kids make a rare appearance
Blanket looks on somberly, as the Mayor unveils some of the sketches.
Michael Jackson\'s kids make a rare appearance
Grandma Katherine Jackson sits with Prince and Blanket to either side.
Michael Jackson\'s kids make a rare appearance
All grown up, Prince and Paris at the event arranged by the former Entertainment Tonight host Mary Hart, who is a hospital trustee.
Michael Jackson\'s kids make a rare appearance
The singer's sister, La Toya Jackson, says she believes the art will bring joy to children at the hospital.
Michael Jackson\'s kids make a rare appearance
La Toya said: "You look at this, it makes you happy. The pieces of art are whimsical, they're magical and there's just joy and peace."

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