Delusion seems to have taken permanent hold in Gary:
No matter where they originate, the masses continue to descend on the small northwestern corner of Indiana to honor the King of Pop.
As a result, the mayor of Gary, Indiana, Rudy Clay, has big plans for Jackson's childhood stomping grounds.
Clay is planning to turn the old Jackson homestead into a museum - all part of a grander scheme to use the fame of the late superstar to give Gary its very own Graceland equivalent.
"If it's good enough for Elvis Presley, it's good enough for Michael Jackson," declared Clay.
Well, I don't want to be accused of judgmentalism, so you decide: