The gift of three decades spent with small children in the classroom provided Jude with a clear picture into childlike innocence. It also offered many opportunities to find her voice in writing. Believing the legend that once in your lifetime something big happens and changes your whole life forever, after which your journey will never be the same…she credits Michael Jackson in defining the truths in that legend. PAYING MICHAEL FORWARD has become her daily mission, adopting his mantra: What do you need and how can I help. Joining Michael Jackson’s Legacy gives the opportunity to honor and continue Michael’s messages of love and care for the children of the world.