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“American Idol” Reveals First Look at Top Three Returning to Hometowns

The lengthy “American Idol” season has nearly reached its culmination, and as is tradition, the remaining three contestants paid a visit to their hometowns this past weekend.

With plenty of television time to fill this week, expect plenty of footage of Joshua Ledet, Phillip Phillips and Jessica Sanchez embarking on their homecomings. But, for now, you will have to settle for some photos of the journeys, provided to the media by FOX.

For whom will you be rooting as the competition reaches its end? Check out the shots of Joshua visiting Lake Charles, Jessica visiting Chula Vista and Phillip visiting Leesburg and be sure to share your predictions and thoughts below!
(Click the thumbnails for the full images and captions)

Written by Brian Cantor

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