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Pacquiao fans travel far to see boxing hero

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Mele Stowers is part of Manny Pacquiao's legion of dedicated supporters who think nothing of traveling lengthy distances to see their Filipino boxing hero in person. 

Boxer Manny Pacquiao poses on the scale during the official weigh-in for his welterweight bout against Juan Manuel Marquez at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, on December 7 in Las Vegas. Pacquiao has a legion of dedicated supporters who think nothing of traveling lengthy distances to see their Filipino boxing hero in person.

Stowers, who flew to Las Vegas with her husband from their home in Honolulu, Hawaii, was first in line to get in the doors for Friday's weigh-in for the Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez fight at the MGM Hotel's Grand Garden arena.

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