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FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. (WJBK) - American Idol top 3 finalist Jena Irene returned to Metro Detroit for a special hometown visit Saturday. Her whirlwind trip included a stop at the Fox 2 studio, brunch at Hercules Family Restaurant on 12 Mile where she worked as a waitress, and North Farmington High School where the 17 year old is a senior.

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Throughout her visit thousands of classmates, friends and fans held signs and cheered for the young star. She was also presented with a key to the city by the mayor of Farmington Hills and a plaque from Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson. Irene has the chance to win it all on Idol! You can see more of her big homecoming when the show airs Wed. May 14 at 8pm right here on Fox 2!


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