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I reflected back on those days while driving through the Neverland gate for the first time in 1995. It was “Family Day,” the day Michael opened his ranch to all his employees, their families, and friends, for one reason: to come and play. How could it be that I, this midwestern country girl who simply loved riding her horse far away from Michael Jackson’s reality, was now entering his personal sanctuary, the whimsical Neverland? Passing through that gate felt like entering another world, maybe even another dimension.

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About the Author

Ever since she was a little girl, Lisa Brisse has always felt a deep caring for humanity and the planet. As an exercise physiologist, wellness coach and founder of State of the Heart Fitness, she has dedicated her life to helping others achieve their optimal health and live their best life through exercise, healthy eating and mindful awareness. Lisa has traveled extensively around the world, has journaled about her life experiences since the age of 12, and attributes much of her joy and learned wisdom not only from Michael, but also to her most profound teacher, her horse of 35 years, Little Miss.

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“Lisa Brisse has written a personal account of Michael’s influence and inspiration in her own life and how Michael’s message should be embraced by us all.”
David Nordahl, Artist and dear friend to Michael