Along Willie Mays Plaza, hundreds of aspiring music stars waited their turn. Some had camped out all night, most others arriving by 3 o’clock in the morning to pursue their “American Idol” dream. Tokay High School’s Megan Burton got in line just after 4 a.m., this past Monday — the day after a softball tournament — with her grandmother and sister, freezing in the San Francisco “summer” for a good 10 hours before the wait was over.
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