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If you've spent any time on planet Earth, you've probably heard the "I can't be racist because I have friends who are (insert group they just did or said something racist about here)."

It's downright predictable.

But that doesn't stop people from still trying to use it to explain away racist words or actions.

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We wonder what it is about teachers whose students come back to see them years after they graduate—until a story like this one pops up.

Just in time for Halloween, K-8 dance teacher at Birney School of Southfield, Michigan, Jennifer Hawkins, led her students in a flash-mob-style dance to "Thriller" down their school's main hallway.

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A bartender plagued by a phobia of Michael Jackson since she first saw his acclaimed "Thriller" video at five years old has turned to hypnotherapy to finally beat it for good.

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According to Rolling Stone, the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) has declared that Michael Jackson's album Thriller no longer holds the record for best-selling album of all time—it's been overtaken by the much maligned band the Eagles and Their Greatest Hits 1971-1975.

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