Christine Blossom, 36, of Ypsilanti Township, was the 87th person to enter the new IKEA store in Canton Township just before 9 a.m. today.
As Blossom rode the escalator up into the store, she and others were surrounded by throngs of cheering and clapping employees.
"This is amazing. What a welcome. What a welcome,'' said an emotional Blossom, as she wiped away tears while riding the escalator.
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