Standing in line in the dark, praying for a miracle

This is just the first post in a series of little stories about my trip down to Orange County for the open call for Oprah’s “Get your OWN show!” contest.

Turns out there are a lot of people who want their own show, not just me. We all wound up at the Kohl’s store parking lot in Laguna Nigel on Saturday, June 18th 2010. I got up at 3:45 a.m. to get ready, and made it to the line at about 4:30 a.m. for the 6:00 a.m. opening. There were about 400 people in front of me.

I met some wonderful people, and asked them to share their stories. Here’s Patricia’s:

Now I am sleepy. I’ll tell you more tomorrow.