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Black Friday shoppers wait in line for deals

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Shoppers race through doors at Home Depot Shoppers race through doors at Home Depot
QUINCY, Ill. (WGEM) -

Roughly 100 Black Friday shoppers were waiting outside Home Depot in Quincy when the doors opened at 6 a.m.

The line started forming outside the store at about 4:30 a.m. on Friday. Many shoppers in line said they were there for the deals on tools, shop vacs and ladders.

Ralph Froman from Hamilton, Illinois said that he got up at 3:00 a.m. to make the drive to Quincy. Froman said he was interested in the poinsettias for $1. 

"The hot item for my wife is the poinsettias," Froman said.

Store manager Mike Vorholt said it was a great feeling seeing so many customers waiting.

"When you open the door and see that many people waiting and they're all in good spirits," Vorholt said. "That does a world of good for our associates and their morale."

Vorholt said they were prepared and shoppers took notice.

"The checkout lines were awesome," a shopper said. "We were in and out. They were even yelling that there were free ones down at the end."

Customers were In and out at The Home Depot and on to find the next bargain.

"We're gonna head to Dick's Sporting Goods for my daughter's elliptical and then head to the mall to see what's there," another shopper said.

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