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September 23, 2018

Who said that?

Florida's quote of the day

| 9/14/2018

"If I get there and I’m the second in line, then it’s no fun."

-- George Mitcheson

When Publix employees pulled up to the new Disston Plaza store about 4 a.m. Saturday, their first customer, George Mitcheson, was waiting.

The ribbon cutting wouldn’t happen for three hours.

Mitcheson had been there since 3:40 a.m., ensconced outside the supermarket doors in a fold-up chair, whiling away the time on Facebook and browsing emails.

Read more at the Tampa Bay Times.

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