Gallery: Chick-Fil-A fans camp outside new Northeast Philly restaurant
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Marvina Bolton, born and raised in North Philadelphia, has camped out at 54 Chick-Fil-A locations as far away as Branson, Missouri. and Dallas, Texas. On Wednesday, she wore the No. 1 bracelet outside the new Roosevelt Boulevard location.
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Family and friends joined Marvina Bolton to camp outside the new Chick-Fil-A location on Roosevelt Boulevard in Northeast Philadelphia. Wednesday's gathering marked the 54th time she's camped out at a Chick-Fil-A to receive a 'free meals for a year' gift card.
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As customers-to-be camped outside the store, Chick-Fil-A staffers received training inside the restaurant. They'll provide breakfast, lunch and dinner to the campers before the formal opening on Thursday morning.
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Dave Sabalusky, second from left, has camped out 30 times for Chick-Fil-A 'free meals for a year' gift cards. He was joined by his daughter Deanna and friends Tony and Pat outside the new location at 4600 Roosevelt Boulevard in Northeast Philadelphia.
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By 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 21, 40 people were camping outside the new Chick-Fil-A location at 4600 Roosevelt Boulevard. The restaurant won't officially open until 6 a.m. Thursday.
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After careers in the U.S. Air Force and the Howard County (Md.) police force, Duane Pierce will operate his Chick-Fil-A franchise location at 4600 Roosevelt Boulevard in Northeast Philadelphia.
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Gift cards await the first 100 customers at the new Chick-Fil-A location at 4600 Roosevelt Boulevard in Philadelphia. The store will open at 6:30 a.m. on Thursday, June 23, 2016.
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The first 100 customers at the new Chick-Fil-A location at 4600 Roosevelt Boulevard in Philadelphia will receive gift cards loaded with 52 free meals.