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American Idol Auditions in Orlando

Michelle Raley (left) of Salisbury, Md., and Amelia Mitchell, of Delmar, De., sleep in the parking lot as a crowd, estimated at 2,500, fill the Amway Arena parking lot at dawn Tuesday, July 8, 2009, to pre-register for Thursday's scheduled audition for the American Idol television show, in Orlando.JOE BURBANK, ORLANDO SENTINEL