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Shopper line up days in advance at local stores.

Photo Credit: OUTLOOK PHOTO: TROY WAYRYNEN - Shoppers, like Dee Dee Hernandez, camp outside a Best Buy store at Gresham Station Wednesday Nov. 26, to be some of the first to take advantage of holiday shopping discounts Thanksgiving day.Dee Dee Hernandez of Troutdale receives a helping hand from her son, Kent Barrera, as she emerges from a tent outside the Best Buy electronics store Wednesday Nov. 26. at Gresham Station.

"The concrete is so cold and so hard," said Hernandez.

Dee Dee and her son rotate staying in line with other family members. Dee Dee helped set up the tent at the beginning of the week Monday afternoon. The family is waiting to purchase a new 50 inch Panasonic television advertised for $199.99.

"This is our first time being first," said Hernandez. "We wanted bragging rights and we got it." Best Buy will open it's doors at 5 p.m. Thanksgiving day.

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