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      Black Friday shoppers plan to miss Thanksgiving meal


      I

      t may not be
      Black Friday, but that doesn't mean retail stores were completely empty and at Westgate Mall that proved to be the case.


      T

      here's the pre-

      B

      lack
      Friday shoppers, and then there's the professionals. Kendra Earl set up camp Tuesday, and she's ready for another two nights.



      "

      T

      his is probably the sixth year.
      Before that I always said I'd never be one of those people and then I came one year and I was hooked," Earl said.


      Earl

      drives from
      Tulia every year, pitches a tent and waits for retail doors to open. She said those who don't believe the hype, Black Friday is everything it's made out-to-be.



      "

      T

      hey're absolutely wrong

      ," she said.



      "Y

      ou can save so so much money.
      I'm not a shopper, but this is my time. I look forward to this every year just because I love a good bargain."


      Then t

      here's some who refuse to step out of their own doors on
      Black Friday, but still want a good deal.



      "

      T

      rying to beat the
      Black Friday rush. We started it last year and we found out that they have some better sales," LeAnn Sorrels said.


      For Earl,

      she ha

      d

      one tip for those who have never
      tried to tough it out in the cold for a few nights.



      "

      T

      ry it once

      .



      Y

      ou'll get hooked, just once


      ," she said.

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