8 Saddest Michael Jackson Songs
Gone Too Soon
The song was a tribute to friend Ryan White a teenager who died after battling HIV/AIDS and had contracted it through a blood transfusion as he was a hemophiliac. Ryan was refused at his school for fear that he could infect other children, even though HIV/AIDS is not an airborne disease. In the late 80’s and early 90’s the disease was not well understood among the general public.