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Days after we learned Joe Jackson was suffering from terminal cancer, the patriarch of the Jackson family has passed away.

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According to TMZ, Joe died at 3:30 a.m. on Wednesday morning in Los Angeles surrounded by loved ones.

The news of Joe Jackson’s passing comes three days after the 9th anniversary of Michael Jackson’s death.

My condolences to the Jackson family.