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December 10, 2009
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Ed Schaefer of Coeur d’Alene showed his support for Sarah Palin in the early morning hours of Thursday, Dec. 10, 2009. He was in line to get his book signed at Fred Meyer in Coeur d’Alene.

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“I’ve been here since 10:00 last night,” said Spokane resident Mary Ann Porter, left. She was first in line to get her copy of Sarah Palin’s book signed at Fred Meyer in Coeur d’Alene on Thursday, Dec. 10, 2009.

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Sarah Palin fans were lined up in the pre-dawn hours in front of Fred Meyer in Coeur d’Alene on Thursday, Dec. 10, 2009. The book signing is set to start at noon.

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Karen Summers of Post Falls waited in line at Fred Meyer on Thursday, Dec. 10, to get her book signed by Sarah Palin.

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The early morning crowd milled past a stack of Sarah Palin’s book on sale at Fred Meyer on Thursday, Dec. 10, 2009.

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The crowd braved the frigid temperatures while waiting to get their books signed by Sarah Palin at Fred Meyer in Coeur d’Alene on Thursday, Dec. 10, 2009.

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Sarah Palin autographs books at Fred Meyer in Coeur d’Alene on Thursday, Dec. 10, 2009.

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Sarah Palin greets one of her many fans during her book signing at Fred Meyer in Coeur d’Alene on Thursday, Dec. 10, 2009.

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The side of Sarah Palin’s bus as it was parked at the Coeur d’Alene Resort on Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2009.

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A decoration sits on the dashboard of Sarah Palin’s bus when she visited Coeur d’Alene, Idaho Thursday, December 10, 2009.