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In case you haven't been following this season of "American Idol," McCreery, 17, is a Garner High junior and a pitcher for the school's baseball team who's made a splash on "Idol" with his deep voice and love of country music. Need some inspiration? Here's what people are saying about Scotty on Twitter.
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