The public health burden of insomnia on the US is measured in the hundreds of billions of dollars. While we routinely cut calories, or cram in exercise, sleep has not even entered the conversational lexicon.
After we were done with songwriting sessions -- they'd usually go until about 2 AM or so -- Michael would wander into the bathroom and come out with a sack where he kept several thousands of dollars. He'd ask me how much I wanted.
My brother and I had a magical childhood, and much of this was because of Michael. Michael let us visit Neverland like it was our own -- from movies to playing video games to bumper car rides to playing with the chimps.