Katharine Jackson….Mother of All Mothers

By: Debra Opri - As Mother's Day approaches, I find myself thinking alot about Michael Jackson's mother, Katharine Jackson, and what this Mother's Day will be like for her. This Mother's Day, Katharine will be preparing for yet another court appearance involving her son Michael, in what will probably be the very last trial in which she will ever have to listen to the good and bad about her son, Michael, a legend who died too young and probably in a way that never should have happened. I find myself wondering about what this very special woman may be thinking about all of this, her life, and how it came to be that she should still be struggling for the peace of old age, instead of her struggles of still having to raise young children and still to be suffering as she is with the loss of her son, Michael, and when if ever, her grief will finally leave her. I am not saying that Katharine Jackson has not had happiness. Of course she has. [...]