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Out to catch the Blue Lobster

Customers in line outside Concepts shoe store in Harvard Square, waiting for their chance to buy a pair of Blue Lobster Nike sneakers (below). Customers in line outside Concepts shoe store in Harvard Square, waiting for their chance to buy a pair of Blue Lobster Nike sneakers (below). (David L. Ryan / Globe Staff)
By Danielle Dreilinger
Globe Correspondent / June 25, 2009

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The line stretched down Brattle Street, around the corner onto Church, and nearly to Mass. Ave. Guys sat on damp camp chairs. Some had jury rigged plastic bags to keep off the rain. A few snack-pack wrappers littered the ground. (Full article: 759 words)

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