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Hundreds camp in rain for free chicken

Published: Mar. 10, 2016 at 5:39 AM EST|Updated: Mar. 18, 2016 at 3:32 AM EDT
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Gregory O’Donnell (Source: WAVE 3 News)
Gregory O’Donnell (Source: WAVE 3 News)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – Lots of people are excited about a new restaurant coming to Dixie Highway - but some are more excited than others.

On Wednesday, more than 100 campers weathered the rain to secure their spot in line for the Chick-Fil-A's grand opening.

The campers are hoping to get their hands on a coupon for a year's worth of free weekly meals.

Among the enthusiastic supporters was one man whose devotion stood out.

Gregory O'Donnell said, "This is maybe 98th, maybe 100th (grand opening) I really don't know, I didn't write them all down. It's close."

As for why he loves the restaurant, he said the chicken is great, but the people are even better.

The official grand opening is Thursday at 6 a.m.

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