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Black Friday shoppers camp out in Texas

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Barbara Riccelli sits outside her tent knitting while camping out outside the Best Buy store waiting to be the first ones in line when the store opens at midnight for Black Friday in Mesquite, Texas, November 23, 2011. Riccelli has been camping out for four days, along with four other tents.

At first glance, I thought I was looking at an Occupy Wall Street protest. I can't imagine these deals are worth the trouble.

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Barbara Riccelli, Vicki Hawkins, and Vicki Lawrence, sit outside their tents while camping out outside the Best Buy store waiting to be the first ones in line when the store opens at midnight for Black Friday in Mesquite, Texas, November 23. People have been camping out for four days, along with four other tents.

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