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Published:May 26th, 2010 16:21 EST

Last Minute Prediction: Crystal Bowersox Next American Idol

By Robert Paul Reyes


Crystal Bowersox, the one time overwhelming favorite to win the American Idol crown, has had a rough month. Her last few performances were good but not exceptional. While Bowersox was treading water, dark horse Lee DeWyze was swimming furiously, determined to win the amateur singing competition.
The American Idol finale Tuesday night saw the single mother from Ohio return to form, she crooned as if her life depended on it. Crystal sang with energy and passion, she sounded like a seasoned professional.
Lee DeWyze looked like a deer caught in the headlights. The paint store clerk was nervous, and at the end of the show he looked relieved that his ordeal was over.
Crystal performed like she wanted to win the American Idol crown, and move on to bigger and better things. Lee looked exhausted, and ready to return to his old job selling paint.
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