From People

A year after their father’s untimely death, Michael Jackson’s children – Prince, 13, Paris, 12, and Blanket, 8 – are living a relatively normal life and seem to be thriving, according to Michael’s brother Jermaine.

“My mother [Katherine] raised nine kids, so she definitely knows how to raise them,” Jermaine told PEOPLE on Tuesday night at a dinner celebrating the fifth annual Children Uniting Nations conference in Washington, D.C.

The kids are getting to do things children should enjoy, says Jermaine, 55 – hanging out with their cousins, playing video games and going to see animated movies.

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